Kölner Dom 2013
2013-09-05 Köln, Germany Ricoh GR

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The Cathedral

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Before getting back to Japan, I visited Köln, only 1 hour by train from Frankfurt am Main. When I got out from Köln Hauptbahnhof (Cologne main station), what I saw blowed my mind and I couldn’t move for a while.

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It’s HUGE. GR’s 28mm equivalent focal length was not enough to capture its entire silhouette. 157 meters height is close to 40 stories building, and building of the Cologne Cathedral took 632 years.

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Gerhard Richter’s stained glass, which was one of the reason for me to visit Colonge.

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KOLUMBA

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Kolumba is a museum built by Peter Zumthor in 2007. Modern architecture on top of collapled ancient church and the remains of ancient Rome.

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Unfortuantely Museum Ludwig was closed, so I just walk around the town for the rest of the time, and get back to Frankfurt.