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St. Gereon's Basilica - Cologne - EXPLORE | by hewraman
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St. Gereon's Basilica - Cologne - EXPLORE

St. Gereon has a highly irregular plan, the nave being covered by a decagonal oval dome, 21.0 m long and 16.9 m wide, completed in 1227 on the remains of Roman walls, which are still visible. It is the largest dome built in the West between the erection of the Hagia Sophia in the 6th century and the Duomo of Florence in the 15th century

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Taken on December 10, 2011