Koblenz Things to Do

  • Kurfurstliches Schloss riverside
    Kurfurstliches Schloss riverside
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  • Kurfurstliches Schloss riverside
    Kurfurstliches Schloss riverside
    by balhannah
  • Kurfurstliches Schloss riverside
    Kurfurstliches Schloss riverside
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Koblenz

  • 1. Beautiful Old Town

    This "Coin Square" is where the mint used to be, back in the days when they were allowed to mint their own coins for this region. This statue is of a jolly market woman talking to a jolly police...

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  • 2. Where Rhein and Mosel meet

    The point of land where the Rhine and Moselle flow together got its historical name "Deutsches Eck" (German Corner), in 1216. The German Corner has flags flying of the German states, as well as the...

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  • 3. Fort Ehrenbreitstein

    After viewing the Flower show, then it was time to see 'Ehrenbreitstein” Fortress, Europe’s second largest preserved fortress, built between 1817 and 1828 in its present-day design. Recent...

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  • 4. Castles around Koblenz

    Kurfurstliches Schloss, I wonder which is the front and which is the back, both side's look as good as each other! Well, we looked at what I call the front of the Schloss, then went around the back to...

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  • 5. Historic Buildings

    The Higher Regional Court of Koblenz is another lovely building to view, as is the Courthouse. Both buildings were built between 1902-1910. Luckily, this building didn't suffer any damage through-out...

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  • 6. The Church of Our Lady

    The nave of Liebfrauenkirche or the Church of Our Lady was built in Gothic style in the 13th century, whilst the choir was added in the 15th century.The Romanesque towers however, were not added till...

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  • 7. Day trip to Burg Eltz

    Burg Eltz Castle is one of the best preserved castles in all of Germany. Begun in the 1100s, it was built in stages for over 500 years. The family that built the castle still owns this magnificent...

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  • 8. St. Castor's Church

    St. Kastor is a really old Church, as construction began on it in 817, and in 836, it was consecrated. The current Church is mainly from construction in the 12th century. On 30th July 1991 Pope John...

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  • 9. Visit Boppard

    OK, to continue our tour down the Rhine we left Koblenz by following the... Mosel :-S We were headed for a place called Rhens am Rhine, 3km from Koblenz and obviously the best way to get here is to...

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  • 10. The Loreley

    I think you must read in advance to appreciate this place: Lorelei is a common high mount in Rhine's banks, that doesn't mean much to those who didn't know the stories and the legends that it...

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  • 11. Waterfronts (II)

    I must confess that I only went to Koblenz for a trip along the Rhine. The views were gorgeous, but the trip was so problematic that I saw it in a rush. I enjoyed it, and promise to return with...

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  • 12. Castle Stolzenfels

    Tourists driving cars (their own or rented, as I did) should know that there are two roads, one on each bank of the Rhine river. But better choose left or right well before, because then you will very...

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  • 13. Spitting Boy Fountain

    the schaengel (little john) is a symbol of koblenz. since koblenz was conquered so many times in it's history there were many children fathered by invading troops. the male offspring of these...

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  • 14. the Deutsche Kaiser

    the kaiser wilhelm I statue is located at the deutsches eck, (german corner). the deutsches eck is where the rhine and mosel river meet. the kaiser wilhelm I statue was built in 1897 and was designed...

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  • 15. The square called Goerresplatz

    the historiensaeule (history column) was built in the center of gorresplatz by juergen webers in 1992. this unique column traces the history of koblenz from roman times to the present. gorresplatz is...

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  • 16. Chairlift at Rudesheim - to...

    Visit the Siegfried's Mechanical Instrument Museum. It sounds strange but this place is great! It's actually in a town called Rudesheim not too far from Koblenz. The instruments are amazing! You...

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  • 17. Laundromat

    In Switzerland there is a shortage of laundromats. The only way to get laundry done was to give it to a cleaning shop who wash and fold it (and charge you by the piece) which gets expensive. In...

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  • 18. The square called Am Plan

    Leaving the fout towers, you come to the next square called "Am Plan". This is the old execution square, where Johan Lutter lost his head (see my tip about Johan Lutter). From here there is a...

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  • 20. Wine Cellar

    The wine cellar houses some huge wine barrels. Apparently it was safer to drink wine than water back in the Middle ages. The reason for this was that the water...

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  • 21. The castle kitchen

    The kitchen in the castle is really huge with all manner and means of cooking devices and plenty of seating for the hungry castle serfs.One has to wonder how...

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  • 22. The Canons of Marksburg

    When first you enter through the main gate you can see a little of the defensive features of Marksburg. The path has a high outer wall on your right and the...

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  • 23. The White Rose

    In May 2006 I saw a performance here in the Koblenz City Theater of Die weiße Rose (The White Rose) by Udo Zimmermann (born 1943). This is a short opera about...

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  • 24. Prince Elector's Castle

    The Prince Elector's Castle (Alte Burg) dates back to the 12th century and is the work of a man by the name of Von der Arken. Archbishop Heinrich von Vistingen...

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  • 25. Marksburg Castle

    Marksburg Castle is about 800 years old and still looks pretty much the same today as it did 8 centuries ago. It holds the distinction of never having been...

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