Visit Koblenz - Best of Koblenz
Situated on both the sides of River Rhine at its confluence with Moselle River, Koblenz is a picturesque garden town in Germany. The Abundance of medieval buildings, historical monuments and other places of cultural heritage will never disappoint you for including Koblenz in your itinerary planners.
The earliest fortifications in the region dated back to 1000BC. But Aachen had proper contact with other places only after the troops of Julius Caesar built a bridge linking the town to Andernach. It was subjugated by the Franks after the fall of Roman Empire, and was turned into a royal seat. Koblenz prospered from the beginning of 13th century until the Thirty Years War led to the city’s decline. After the fall of Bastille in 1789, the city became a meeting point for French emigres. In the early 19th century, Russians invaded the place, but was taken over by the French after the World War I and was rebelled by the Germans. The city faced massive destruction during the Second World War and was rebuilt in the prospects of better living and tourism development.
Koblenz stands out from the other cities in Rhineland-Palatine region whit an ideal location amidst two rivers and four low mountain ranges. The city emanates a radiant atmosphere with its cushy lanes, narrow alleyways, and pleasant promenades along the waters.
The joys of visiting Koblenz are not just confined to the sightseeing places. There are a lot of activities to do in the city as an enthusiastic tourist. Visit the tourist information centre to get tourist brochures and maps of the city. Take a cable car ride up the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and embrace a magnificent view of the town from an altitude. Or if you’re a shopaholic, find some nice souvenirs and stuff in the marketplace shops to take back to your hometown or take a nice coffee break in one of those cosy sidewalk cafes.
Also, try to take part in one of the wine tasting tours or explore the city and its surroundings on bikes, along with the services of a credible tour guide. So for your next holiday, include Koblenz in your vacation planner. And while you’re here, make sure to treat your body and soul with all the things to do in the city and make great memories.
Koblenz Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Koblenz tips for your visit
- You never know when it rains at Koblenz as the weather can be so unpredictable. So make sure you carry an umbrella or a raincoat wherever you go.
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Facts and Stats for Koblenz*
Pollution Statistics in Koblenz
Know the pollution level of Koblenz before you plan your visit.
Air Pollution 20 (Low)
Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
Koblenz: Crime and Safety
How safe is Koblenz for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Koblenz.
Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
Drug offense 25 (Low)
Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
Living in Koblenz - Quality of Life
Safety Index 81.77 (Very High)
Climate Index 84.85 (Very High)
Pollution Index 18.85 (Very Low)
Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
Property Price to Income Ratio 3.66 (Very Low)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Koblenz
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Koblenz
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
International Movie per seat 12.4 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 38.78 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.29 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.31 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.
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