Cologne Cathedral is Germany’s most visited landmark with an average of 20,000 visitors a day. This famous monument of German Catholicism and Gothic architecture survived World War II bombings when nearly everything else in the city of Cologne was completely destroyed because allied forces chose to avoid hitting this amazing Cathedral.
With an average of 20,000 visitors per day, photographs are often full of these visitors. There are very few ways to “remove tourists” from a location like this. Knowing this, here are a few locations from where to photograph the Cathedral.
Iconic Photo Locations
Arguably the icon of the city is Cologne Cathedral. It stands high and proud in a relatively low-level city and can be photographed from numerous locations.