Cologne Cathedral

Title

Cologne Cathedral

Date

1248-1880

Location

Cologne, Germany

Denomination

Roman Catholic

Associated Architect(s)/Artist(s)

Ernst Friedrich Zwirner
Heinrich von Gmünd, Master of St Veronica, Master of the Holy Kinship, Master of St. Severin

Style

Gothic
Medieval

Statement / Historical Fact

The construction of the Cologne Cathedral took over 600 years. Upon its completion in August, 1880 it was the tallest building in the world (157 meters) and it held that title until 1884.