On a visit to Koblenz you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Koblenz. These places are what Koblenz is all about. These must see places in Koblenz will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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The fortress looks over the Rhine and Koblenz from a hill. Its fame is due more to its role as an important cultural centre rather than any architectural beauty. Here you’ll find several museums:
Haus der Fotografie (photography)
Haus der Archaologie (archaeology)– explores Koblenz’s archaeological history.
Landesmuseum Koblenz (...
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Stolzenfels Castle, Rhenser Str. 33, 56075 Koblenz, Germany
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This Gothic Revival 19th century palace was completed in 1842, commissioned by Frederick William IV of Prussia. After WWII though, it was returned to the city. Far more beautiful than the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, the palace was used by the King as a summer residence. Its guests included Queen Victoria. Today, the castle remains more or less as the...
You can’t explore this entire stunningly beautiful neo-classical palace. However, the little bits that are open to the public are worth drooling over. Commissioned in the late 18th century, it was used by the emperor Wilhelm I as his official residence during his years as military governor. Today, its many rooms are used by various federal of...
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Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer, 56068 Koblenz, Germany
The rivers Mosel and Rhine meet at the tip of this headland. The part that always gets the tourist excited is how the different colors of the two rivers meet. A great statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I on horseback towers above the attraction– it’s said to express German might, optimism and nationalism. And that’s not the only bit of nati...
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Willi-Hörter-Platz, 56068 Koblenz, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Koblenz, like Bremen, has its own sculpture with attitude. Instead of child urinating, this bronze sculpture spits jets of water from its mouth. The secret behind this fountains’ story lies in its name. Koblenz was once a part of France, and kids born here at that time were called Franco-Germans who were often called Jean (after the German Jo...
This square has a long history – it was once settled by the Romans! It’s been called many names through history, but the current one comes from the poet Joseph Gorres. The squares most prominent landmark is the magnificent fountain-sculpture in the centre. 10 metres high and elaborately carved with many scenes from Koblenz’s histo...
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Mayener Str 85, 56070 Koblenz, Germany.
09:30 am - 04:30 pm
This is one of the largest armaments museums in the country and was founded in the 19th century. This museum supplies helpful information to the engineers in the field of armaments. The museum holds a large collection of tanks, helicopters, planes etc. The museum holds a collection of military equipments, ranging from the early 19th till present. T...
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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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Zentralpl. 1, 56068 Koblenz, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Every city should have something like this to tell its story! This interactive exhibition contains about 70 stations that tell the story of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. You board a virtual steamship that courses the river, and learn about the legends and tales of the Rhine as you do. You meet all the personalities that shaped the Rhine’s hi...
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Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
This is a garden famous for its butterflies. This garden has other animals as well such as turtles and birds. Bird watching is one of the many activities that can be performed in this unique garden. The garden houses other animals such as snakes, frogs, various colorful birds etc. The garden offers a pleasant atmosphere and is not much crowded.
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.