Romanesque Churches in Cologne
Around 960 the church was founded by Archbishop Bruno as a choir canon collegiate church.
Situated right in the heart of the metropolis, St. Aposteln is a monumental oasis of peace.
St. Cäcilien houses the Museum Schnütgen, one of the most important collections of medieval art.
The Romanesque pillar seems rather a compact fortress than a church.
According to a medieval legend, the name patron to St. Gereon was a Roman officer.
The Romanesque church dominates the Rhine panorama in the north of the cathedral city.
St. Maria Lyskirchen
Built in the early 13th century, the church has experienced relatively little change.
Groß St. Martin
Groß St. Martin was a striking feature of the Cologne Old Town since the Middle Ages.
The impressive church is still furnished with a large quantity of its original construction components.
The origins of this church can be traced back to the late 4th century. It was enlarged several times.
St. Ursula was built in the late antiquity. The church was named after the Breton princess Ursula.
Cologne’s ring of large Romanesque churches provides thecity with 12 additional highlights of ecclesiastic architecture.Cologne’s cityscape has been shaped by this ring of churchessince the 12th century. The churches were destroyed in WorldWar II and subsequently rebuilt. Colonia Romanica has shone inits former glory again since 1985.