Colonius Tower
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK8,31,254 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Constructed in 1981 complete with bar and observation area's but closed to the public in 1992 Colonius Tower is a landmark structure in Cologne that should be once again open up to the public as a tourist destination and attraction, the towers in Berlin and Dusseldorf are very popular tourist destinations, in my home town of Liverpool we have such a tower ( St John's Beacon ) that's a very popular tourist destination, I just don't understand why the authorities in Cologne don't allow this tower yo be reopened as its such a great looking structure,if you're planning a holiday to Cologne its still worth checking out .
Written 11 January 2024
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Nicola B
Chelmsford, UK6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This tower isn’t open!! The viewing tower & restaurant was closed in 1992! Wouldn’t bother going! ….
Written 14 October 2023
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Mark Farrell
Ballaghaderreen, Ireland344 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
My taste will be questioned, in my review of the cathedral I said it's not beautiful, and yet find beauty in this structure. I wish it was open to the public.
Written 10 August 2023
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Harrison F. Carter
Auckland, New Zealand12,830 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Couples
It's a real shame that the company that owns it doesn't see the value and pleasure that could be afforded by having a viewing level. It's a great tower and good to see.
Written 1 August 2021
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK8,31,254 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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, UK8,31,254 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
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, MI286 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
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, FL137 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
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
37 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
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
Longridge, UK1,057 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
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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