Peek & Cloppenburg Building, Cologne

Peek & Cloppenburg Building, Cologne

Peek and Cloppenburg is a spectacular building in Cologne constructed by master architect and builder Renzo Piano. A look at this wonderful building that is today one of the well known landmarks in this city, you will be struck by the creativity and style that flows through it. There is nothing conventional in this building that stands out for its elegance and sophistication. Renzo Piano has certainly built this with a passion that exceeds what is technically possible. This building showcases a range of new sensations and perspectives. Using stone, wood, glass and steel skillfully and in exquisite combinations, Renzo Piano has indeed created a masterpiece. Amidst Cologne’s concrete architecture, Peek and Cloppenburg building with its elegant, wide swinging glass body stands out, enriching the surroundings. This is a shopping hub that is frequented by locals and tourists. This unique building was opened in the year 2005 and has since been a popular tourist destination. It has a total of five floors and the entire sales area measures 14,400 square meters. On your trip to Cologne, do not forget to visit the Peek and Cloppenburg building that stands as a testimony to the work of one of the greatest architects of our times.

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Peek & Cloppenburg Building on Map

Sight Name: Peek & Cloppenburg Building
Sight Location: Cologne, Germany
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Architectural Landmarks in Cologne  

Walking Tours in Cologne, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Cologne

Create Your Own Walk in Cologne

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Beerhouses Tour in Cologne

Beerhouses Tour in Cologne

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
The Museums of Cologne

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Nightlife in Innenstadt-Sud

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
The Churches of Cologne

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 km
Nightlife in Innenstadt-Nord

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km