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St. Kunibert

St. Kunibert Review

The most lavish of the churches from the late-Romanesque period is by the Rhine, three blocks north of the train station. The apse's precious stained-glass windows have filtered light for more than 750 years (they were put in protective storage during World War II). Consecrated in 1247, the church contains an unusual room, concealed under the altar, which gives access to a pre-Christian well once believed to promote fertility in women.

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  • Address: Kunibertsklosterg. 2, Altstadt-Nord, Köln, 50668 | Map It
  • Phone: 0221/121–214
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 10–1 and 3–6, Sun. 3–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Cologne
Updated: 11-14-2013

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