Germany Pictures

Thursday, August 11, 2005

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Construction began in 1248.


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The final stone was put in place 632 years later. It's amazing after all of that time that the construction maintained a theme.


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A hotel in Cologne that I thought was beautiful with all the flower boxes.


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This mosaic shows Archbishop Hildebold holding a model of the old cathedral, before this young upstart was begun in 1248.


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Another beautiful mosaic.


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If you thought the Beetle was a small car, check this guy out! We call them golf carts.


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This tower is the last remaining evidence of the original fortification around the city of Cologne.