Category: Historic Shrines Published on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Hits: 336
Cologne Cathedral is one of the world's largest churches. The Cathedral has been classified as an "exceptional work of human creative genius" by UNESCO. Though the video is secular in approach, it highlights a place and history important to Catholics.
"..Cologne Cathedral has a long history. As one can imagine, the wonderful Cologne Cathedral wasn't created over a night. The construction of Cologne Cathedral began in year 1248, when the foundation stone way laid by the reigning Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden. The eastern part of Cologne Cathedral was consecrated 1322 and a temporary wall towards the western part was set up."
For more info on Cologne Cathedral, Germany, visit: http://www.worldsiteguides.com/europe/germany/cologne-cathedral/