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Kolner Philharmonie

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Address: Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 4922 1204080
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WDR BIG BAND PERFORMANCES

Check out the WDR BIG BAND. Germany's National Treasure! The Museums on the Domplatz are an additional treat.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Check out the WDR BIG BAND. Germany's National Treasure! The Museums on the Domplatz are an additional treat.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take in a free visit to the Philharmonie by going to one of the Thursday lunch sessions. You must check the website as they are not on every Thursday. They begin at 12:30, but you really must be in the queue to enter at 12:00-12:10 any later and you risk not getting in. There are no tickets, just a couple... More 

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Köln (Cologne)
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Special designed music hall for classic or vocal music. Very special sitting area, of course for a good sound and view. Good organized with good orientation to find your seat. Located near the main station and the well known cathedral in cologne.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there to listen to Dhafer Youssef Concert and it was really unforgettable. Every week they have some event in this Philharmonie

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Thank Ich P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed going to the Philharmonie on New Year's Eve. It was so nice (for a change) to have large seats with your own arm rest! Sitting behind the stage was interesting. You could almost see the musician's sheet music. Great acoustics. Business casual, slightly dressy attire. Great drinks during the intermission.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to see the Viena Philharmonie and Daniel Baremboim and enjoy it!.,but i found this Philharmonie not as elegant as the Leipzig one.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a very modern concert hall fanning out in a wide arc from the stage and without pillars to block the view. It is not necessary to sit in the most expensive seats to hear and see well but I would not recommend sitting in the choir seats behind the orchestra.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Took a concert at the hall. The structure its self is excellent and the hall good acoustics and views from the majority of seats. Had an enjoyable evening although felt for my classical piece the music was more efficient than emotional. Great organ in the hall

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I am hoghly impressed by the hall and the concert i attended. They have very comfy seating and i think this should be higher ranking place than it is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Wonderful to share a quality concert with the locals. Very impressive concert hall, worth the visit in itself.

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