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Each concert is excellent. As the room and acoustics are great, too. There is the possibility to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cologne, Germany

We were fortunate to attend a Sunday morning concert and the auditorium is magnificent . The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 1204080
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each concert is excellent. As the room and acoustics are great, too. There is the possibility to have free short visits on Thursday at 12 o'clock for 30 minutes just for free.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to attend a Sunday morning concert and the auditorium is magnificent . The orchestra were superb with a varied playlist and excellent conducting . The violinists were the stars of the show.

Thank bolligboy
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great place to watch artists and listen to live music. Even on the cheaper (and more distant) places one has a very good acoustic perception.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The Philharmonie in the center of Cologne in on of the best places in Europe to enjoy music in the highes class , the atmosphere is excellent , the sound is perfect. After the visit you can have a look at the old town of...More

Thank Falknervonmerheim
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The Cologne Concert Hall is nice. Remarkably the architect realized a pedestrian square on top of the concert hall’s roof. At classical concerts, security staff often stops pedestrian to walk over the square as it can interfere the concert. The audience can enjoy a large...More

Thank MrsPiket
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Not only enjoying the music on an Sunday matinée, but by chance we got into a concert where the conductor offered explanation to a Contemporary composition which was very interesting for both non-instrumentalist and instrumentalists/musicians.

Thank D A
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I watched the traditional Christmas concert on Dec 23rd. The ticket office charged me 31 euros but when i got there, the people beside me had tickets that cost only 21 euros for our seating area. The choir-and-orchestra concert was above average with the conductor...More

Thank shq
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We have been to the Philharmonie a couple of times now. Each time we have enjoyed music of the highest standard from a world renowned orchestra.

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Visited the Thursday lunchtime recital. Was very pleasant and interesting but get there early as the crowds form to get in from 11:30

Thank dc862015
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Wonderful acoustics in this very modern concert hall with amazing design. Stewards positively stop any pics being taken to "ensure the architectural copyright" even when the concert has finished. Good restaurant needs prior booking

Thank Stephen Charles S
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26 August 2018|
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Response from TDeelite | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they do. Usually Thursdays at noon. But only upon availability. Search for: konzerte umsonst kölner philharmonie Or Philharmonie Lunch System here doesn‘t allow links. Enjoy! Cheers
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5 March 2017|
Response from pens914 |
Sorry we want to know is we can visit the concert hall during 30 April 2017
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Response from Elisabeth S | Reviewed this property |
Wenn have an extra Opera house, look under Oper Koeln.