Colonius Tower

Colonius Tower, Cologne: Address, Colonius Tower Reviews: 3/5

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Neil K
Liverpool, UK589,961 contributions
Cool looking tower.
Jan 2020 • Friends
Colonius Tower is one of the most iconic landmark features of Cologne ,constructed by 1981 and complete with a viewing platform and bar the tower has been closed to the public since 1992 which is a shame as I guess the views of this part of Germany would be awesome.
The Telecommunications tower is easy to spot from most anywhere in Cologne, makes for some great photographic opportunities but is not worth visiting but certainly well worth checking out if your planning a holiday to Cologne.
Written 2 January 2020
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK589,961 contributions
Impressive.
Dec 2017 • Friends
Colonius Tower is a very impressive telecommunications tower that can be viewed from most everywere in Cologne.
Completed in 1981 the tower was open to the public with a viewing platform and cafeteria but since 1992 has been closed which is a shame as I guess the views of the surrounding landscape would be awesome.
It's located in the green belt that surrounds the city.
The tower is 266 metres high and up close looks stunning but were ever viewed it makes for some stunning photographs.
Let's hope that this tower reopens to the public as it would easily become one of Colognes main attractions much like the Fernsehturm in Berlin.
You will find Colonius Tower on Innere Kabalstraße.

Written 24 December 2017
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Emma B
Grand Rapids, MI297 contributions
It's funny looking back on it...
Apr 2017 • Family
I walked a total of 4 miles for this tower. The walk would have been enjoyable, except for the fact it was sunday and all the stores were closed, and we got lost a few times. We were just looking forward to finally getting to the tower, having a great view at the top, maybe getting a drink from the bar at the top. Man, were we surprised to find a paper on the window of the front door stating ITS BEEN CLOSED FOR 15 YEARS!! Annoying at the time, yes. But now it makes for a funny story. If you want to go to a nice tower, go to Dusseldorf.
Written 8 April 2017
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Craig D
Jacksonville Beach, FL133 contributions
Closed
Mar 2017 • Couples
This would be a great thing for Cologne. Unfortunately, it's been closed since 1992 or even before. They are looking for a lease holder. Just visited 3/18/17 nothing has changed at this point.
Written 19 March 2017
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Emmy C
34 contributions
Closed since 1992
Aug 2016 • Friends
Perhaps should have done more research on the internet before hand, but this has been closed since 1992 and going up the tower is not possible, however it is near a very peaceful park which is lovely to walk around or have a picnic, for views of cologne i would recommend crossing the bridge over to the 'triangle'
Written 10 August 2016
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jordanellie41
Bolton, UK833 contributions
GIGANTIC STRUCTURE
Mar 2016 • Solo
The Colonius Tower (also known as Communications Tower) hovers high above the city and makes for excellent photos from below. It can be seen from all parts of the city as it is a gigantic structure.
Written 24 March 2016
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