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Speyer Cathedral - World Heritage Site

It's where the last farewell to former Chancellor Helmut Kohl was held. A masterwork of Romanesque architecture in Germany: Speyer Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.

Helmut Kohl, the former chancellor who presided over German reunification and died aged 87, was laid to rest near Speyer's Catholic cathedral, not far from the French border, and a UNESCO cultural heritage site.

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World Heritage Site: Speyer Cathedral

Kohl famously took almost any high-ranking state visitor to see the building, part of picturesque Speyer's town center, which is marked by its multicolored building facades. 


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