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Construction of Cologne Cathedral lasted for 630 years

October 15 2009

October 15, 1880 was officially completed construction of the cathedral. The temple was built 632 years since the first foundation stone of the cathedral laid in 1248 the Archbishop of Cologne, Konrad von Hohshtaden. In honor of the completion of construction in the city held the festival, which was attended by Emperor Wilhelm I.

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