Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Koblenz is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Koblenz a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Koblenz.
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Saint Kastor Basilica Kastorhof 4 56068 Koblenz
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Koblenz’s oldest church is Romanesque, and has seen many important historical events. It was built in the 9th century, and honors St. Castor, who was apparently a missionary in these parts in the 4th century. Over the centuries, the monastery here became an important meeting point for rulers who had disputes and negotiations to settle. The hi...
Koblenz’s oldest church is Romanesque. The first church in this location was from the 5th century, but the building you see today began construction during the 12th. Highlights are:
Choir with the altar
The baptismal font
Tomb of Anna Antonetta Baroness von Kesselstatt
Bust of Johann Cramprich
17th century painting of St. Nicholas
14th century wooden Cruxifix
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Burgstraße 1 (Alte Burg), 56068 Koblenz
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
This pretty 13th century castle is a protected cultural monument. Its architecture contains elements of late Gothic, the Renaissance and the Baroque. The best way to view it is to take a guided tour. (it’s in English) Note that the castle lies on a hill, and you have to walk up about 1km to reach it (or you could just take a shuttle bus).
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Danziger Freiheit 1, 56068 Koblenz, Germany
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Ludwig Museum in the German Mansion is an art museum established in 1992. It focuses mainly on 10th century French art. It has one of the largest collections of Picasso’s in the world, as well as works by Warhal and Matisse. A major eye-catcher is an outdoor sculpture – the Thumb of Cesar. The building and its grounds are kind of pr...
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Lohrrondell, 56068 Koblenz, Germany
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This neo-Romanesque Catholic Church was completed in 1903. It was commissioned to help accommodate Koblenz’s fast growing population. It’s big, spacious, and good-looking. The interior of the church was redesigned after the bombing it took in WWII. There’s an art museum at the back of the church. Take a walk in the garden outside.
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Zentralplatz 1 56068 Koblenz
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is one of Germany’s most prestigious municipal museums of art. The exhibition on the first floor showcases important works from the 19th and the 20th centuries. Most of the paintings are landscape paintings of the Rhine by German and British artists. There is also a significant late medieval religious art collection. Altogether, about 20...
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Charlottenstraße 53A, 56077 Koblenz, Germany
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Rather than take a chronological approach to telling the history of the Rhine River, this museum picks out specific chapters in the river’s story and builds the exhibition around them. Each exhibit has the feeling of a fable. The museum covers subjects such as evolution; industries such as mills, shipping and fishing; and navigation, through ...
This is a historic site popular for its sights. In the 16th century, the Jesuits came to this city. They were given the Cistercians monastery. This monastery was quickly converted and extended. In the early 17th century, Jesuit Church was built on the site of the former Bernard Church. An express-o cafe is also available.
The Rathaus is the city town hall. This place is ideal for taking a walk and enjoying the view around. There are a vast number of buildings around. The Great Council Chamber is also located here. The city hall was converted into a gymnasium in the 18th century. The room has been used for receptions, lectures and concerts. This museum depicts local ...