39 Sights in Koblenz, Germany (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Koblenz, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 39 sights are available in Koblenz, Germany.

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1. Historische 'Wache Schießstände' (Ruine)

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The front shooting range of Lösnich is located in the forest above the village and south of the front corridor area "In der Lust". Today, during land consolidation in 1976, a newly constructed forest trail intersects the facility, which consists of an artificially constructed moat 60 meters long and 5 meters wide. The moat rises slightly from east to west, and ends at the mound in the target area. Here, on the left side of the ditch, there is a small bunker made of gravel (slate) with a side length of about 3 × 4 meters, and a flat concrete ceiling in the shape of Prussian hat. (Figure 2) On the left side of the ditch, there is a small bunker made of gravel (slate), with a side length of about 3 × 4 meters, 3 × 4 meters and 3 × 4 meters. The doors and windows leading to the ditch are open and have been severely attacked in the structure.

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2. Deutsches Eck

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Deutsches Eck is the name of a headland in Koblenz, Germany, where the Mosel river joins the Rhine. Named after a local commandry of the Teutonic Order, it became known for a monumental equestrian statue of William I, first German Emperor, erected in 1897 in appreciation for his role in the unification of Germany. One of many Emperor William monuments raised in the Prussian Rhine Province, it was destroyed in World War II and only the plinth was preserved as a memorial. Following German reunification, a replica of the statue was erected on the pedestal after controversial discussions in 1993. It is today a Koblenz monument and a popular tourist destination.

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3. Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung

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Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Bundesministerium der Verteidigung / Public domain

The Bundeswehr Museum of German Defense Technology also known as Wehrtechnisches Museum Koblenz and Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz is the official Bundeswehr's Defense Technology Study Collection in Koblenz. It is one of Germany's important technical military exhibitions, with about 30,000 objects on an exhibition area of around 7,000 square metres (75,000 sq ft). It is known as one of the most extensive collections of its kind internationally. The main focus of the museum is on defense technology and the military science library. It is a subsidiary of the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support.

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4. Feste Kaiser Franz

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The Feste Kaiser Franz, also called Feste Franz, was part of the Prussian fortress Koblenz and the main work of the system Feste Kaiser Franz. The fortress on the Petersberg in today's Koblenz district of Lützel was completed in 1822. After its demolition in 1922, large remains of the fortress were blown up in 1959. The two lateral ends of the semi-circular reduit and the throat tower at the foot of the Petersberg have been preserved. It was named after the Austrian Emperor Franz I, an ally of Prussia in the Holy Alliance against Napoleon in the Wars of Liberation.

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5. Alte Burg

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The Old Castle was a former Elector-owned, substantial water castle in the German city of Koblenz, incepted in the 13th century. It is today reduced to the later Burghaus ; which houses the city archives. It sits on tall foundations and has a tall, black slate roof with further floors in the attic and two small cupolas. The lowland castle abutted the remaining building in the old town quarter. The castle house stands tall, next to the Moselle's right-bank towpath downstream of the strategic Baldwin Bridge built in 1342. The bridge, much-repaired, remains intact.

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6. Ehrenmal des Heeres

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The cenotaph of the German army at the Ehrenbreitstein fortress in Koblenz is a cenotaph inaugurated by the Bundeswehr in 1972 for the fallen German army soldiers in the two world wars and since 2006 also for the Bundeswehr members of the army that were died abroad and in peacekeeping. The patron of the notification is the inspector of the army. He is responsible for the entertainment of the German Army, the Curatorium of the German Heeres e. V. owner of the Menrying and at the same time the Ehrenbreitstein fortress is the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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7. Liebfrauenkirche

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Liebfrauenkirche is a Catholic church in the heart of Koblenz's Old City. Along with two other Romanesque churches, the former academy churches of St. Castor and St. Florin, it shaped the outlines of the Old City. This church is located at the highest point of the old city, and its origin can be traced back to the 5th century AD. It was the main parish church of Koblenz from the late Middle Ages to the French Revolution. It carries the patron saint of Mary, the mother of Jesus, and is a masterpiece of medieval sacred buildings in the central Rhine.

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8. Kaiserin-Augusta-Denkmal

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The Empress Augusta Monument in Koblenz was erected in honor of Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, the wife of William I and German Empress. The monument stands in the southern section of the Rhine complexes initiated by Augusta as a landscape park in the Südliche Vorstadt district and was inaugurated on 18 October 1896, six years after her death. The Augusta sculpture in the monument is by Karl Friedrich Moest. The monument itself was planned and built by Bruno Schmitz, who is also the creator of the Deutsches Eck two kilometres down the Rhine.

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9. Basilika Sankt Kastor

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The Basilica of St. Castor is the oldest church in Koblenz in the German state of Rhineland Palatinate. It is located near Deutsches Eck at the confluence of the Rhine and the Moselle. A fountain called Kastorbrunnen was built in front of the basilica during Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812. Pope John Paul II raised St. Castor to a basilica minor on 30 July 1991. This church is worth seeing for the historical events that have occurred in it, its extensive Romanesque construction and its largely traditional furnishings.

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10. Historiensäule

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The history column is the essential part of a fountain on Josef-Görres-Platz in the old town of Koblenz. It was donated to the city in 1992 for the 2000th anniversary of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. However, the fountain created by the sculptor Jürgen Weber and its historical column was not completed and handed over to the city until 1 June 2000. The 10.59-metre-high, 3.6-tonne and DM 1.25 million pillar tells the moving 2000-year history of the city of Koblenz in ten pictures from Roman times to the present day.

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11. Weinbrunnen

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The wine fountain, also called grape carrier fountain, is a fountain in the Rhine facilities of Koblenz. The wine fountain created in 1928 was originally set up in front of the Rheinhalle on the former event site of the "Reich Exhibition German Wine" from 1925. During the removal after the Second World War, the grape carrier sculpture of the fountain in the wine village found a new home. At the initiative of the Rheinanlagen e. V. , the full wine fountain in 2013 was rebuilt on a meadow in front of the wine village.

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12. Barbara-Denkmal

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The Barbara Monument, also known as the Artillery Monument, is a monument inaugurated in 1907 at Kaiser Wilhelm's Ring in Koblenz, Germany. It was built in memory of those who served in the United War in the 19th century. It was built for soldiers of the 8th Rhine Artillery Regiment stationed in Koblenz from 1820 to 1887. The war memorial was destroyed in the air raid on Koblenz, and was finally demolished in road works in 1956. In the autumn of 2014, the restored monument was rebuilt near the original site.

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13. Dikasterialgebäude

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Dikasterialgebäude Karl Dupuis / Public domain

Phillipsburg Castle is part of the election residence of Ehrenbreitstein, now a borough of Koblenz. Trier's elector and archbishop lived here from 1632 to 1786. When the French blew up Fort Ellenblastain in 1801, the castle was so badly affected that it had to be demolished. This castle is one of the largest and most important baroque buildings on the Rhine River, and there are few left today. Only adjacent buildings belonging to the castle survived.

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14. Klosterkirche St. Franziskus, St. Philippus Ap. und Karl Borromäus

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Klosterkirche St. Franziskus, St. Philippus Ap. und Karl Borromäus Kurt Singer / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Koblenz Capuchin monastery was a monastery in Koblenz, which was operated by Capuchin interruptions from 1627 to 2008. The monastery in the Ehrenbreitstein district was the seat of the provincial administration of the Rheinisch-Westfälische religious province from 1908 to 2007. The St. Franziskus baroque church belongs to the monastery complex. Since 2013, parts of the monastery have been used by a convent by the Teutonic Order.

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15. Pfarrer-Kraus-Anlagen

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The pastor craus systems are a religious park landscape in Koblenz. The landscape picture Bible, built from 1845 and unique in Europe, is located in the Arenberg district. They are named after their founder, the Catholic pastor Johann Baptist Kraus (1805–1893). In the park there are around 60 chapels, grottos and shrines as well as a Way of the Cross, which were not powerful people from the 19th century, especially for reading.

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16. Augenroller

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The old department store, also called the old shop and dance house, is a medieval building in the old town of Koblenz. The building, built in the late Gothic style from 1419 to 1425, experienced a baroque conversion in 1724 and housed the Middle Rhine Museum from 1965 to 2013. It forms an ensemble of four historical buildings on the Florinsmarkt together with the Bürresheimer Hof, the Schöffenhaus and the Florinskirche.

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17. Kurfürstliches Schloss

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The Electoral Palace in Koblenz, was the residence of the last Archbishop and Elector of Trier, Clemens Wenceslaus of Saxony, who commissioned the building in the late 18th century. In the mid-19th century, the Prussian Crown Prince had his official residence there during his years as military governor of the Rhine Province and the Province of Westphalia. It now houses various offices of the federal government.

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18. Mosellum

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The Mosellum- Erlebniswelt- Fischpass Koblenz is a visitor and information center at the Koblenz Stausta. In the course of the modernization of the fish pass, the Mosellum was also built with an exhibition around the Moselle and opened in 2011. The exhibition provides visitors on four levels about the topics of water ecology, fish migration in the Moselle, shipping and power generation.

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19. Denkmal für das Infanterie-Regiment „von Goeben“ Nr. 28

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Monument No.28 of the "von Goben" Infantry Regiment is a monument built to commemorate the soldiers killed in the 28th of the "von Goben" Infantry Regiment. The monument was built in 1930 in the courtyard of Fort Helfenstein in Koblenz, which is in front of Fort Ehrenbreitstein. After being partially destroyed in 1945, today only the pedestal of the monument remains as a memorial stone.

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20. Wache am Helfenstein

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Wache am Helfenstein
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Helfenstein Castle is a castle on Ehrenbreitstein in Koblenz, Germany. It was built around 1160 by the von Hulfenstein family on a branch south of Ellenblastain at Trianne Castle. Both castles are separated by a deep valley. The family initially served on Ehrenbreitstein, but around 1300 their territory expanded with the construction of the Sporkenburg and Mühlenbach castles.

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21. Foucaultsches Pendel

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The Foucault pendulum or Foucault's pendulum is a device named after French physicist Léon Foucault, conceived as an experiment to demonstrate the Earth's rotation. The pendulum was introduced in 1851 and was the first experiment to give simple, direct evidence of the Earth's rotation. Foucault pendulums today are popular displays in science museums and universities.

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22. Pfarr- und Wallfahrtskirche St. Nikolaus

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The parish and pilgrimage church of St. Nikolaus is a Roman Catholic church in Koblenz. The parish and pilgrimage church in the Arenberg district was built from 1860 to 1872 by Pastor Johann Baptist Kraus (1805–1893), the founder of the pastor craus facilities and the pilgrimage site Arenberg. She wears the patronal feast of St. Nicholas of Myra.

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23. Alte Servatiuskirche

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Alt-St. Servatius is a Catholic church in Koblenz. The former parish church was built in the Güls district in the 13th century. After the late -stage basilica had become too small, it was replaced only 160 meters away by the new parish church of St. Servatius built in 1833-1840. It bears the patronal feast of the Holy Servatius of Tongern.

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24. Clemensbrunnen

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The Clemensbrunnen is a fountain in the old town of Koblenz. The fountain, built in 1791, originally stood on Clemensplatz and was connected to the first electoral water pipe. He has been standing on the Deinhardplatz in front of the theater since 1970. He got his name from his builder, the last Trier Elector Clemens Wenzeslaus von Sachsen.

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25. Rheinburg

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Rheinburg is a castle-like villa in Koblenz. It is located in the Ehrenbreitstein district and can be traced back to the Klausenberg factory, which was built between 1827 and 1833 as part of the urban fortifications of Ehrenbreitstein. Thus, this Kaponniere belongs to the Niederehrenbreitstein system of the Prussian fortress Koblenz.

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26. Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche

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The Holy Cross Church is a Catholic Church in Koblenz. The former parish church in the Ehrenbreitstein district was built in 1962–1964 instead of a predecessor from the 18th century. The neighboring Heriberturm has been serving the church as a bell tower since 1848. The church is consecrated to the Holy Cross on which Jesus died.

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27. Werk Bleidenberg

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The Pleitenberg factory is part of the Fortress Koblenz in Prussia and belongs to the Oberrehrenbreitstein system. The factory, built in the 1820s, was demolished in 1927. Now only the hangar is left at the factory in Niedberg district of Koblenz. It is located upstream of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress on the mountain of the same name.

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28. Evangelische Kirche Winningen

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The Evangelical Church is a listed church building in Winningen in the district of Mayen-Koblenz in Rhineland-Palatinate. The Evangelical Church is a protected cultural monument according to the Monument Protection Act (DSchG) and in the monument list of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It is located in the Kirchstrasse.

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29. Joseph-Görres-Denkmal

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The Joseph Grace Monument in Koblenz was erected in memory of Joseph Grace, a publicist born in Koblenz. The monument stands behind the Election Palace on the Rhine. It was completed on June 28, 1928. This bronze sculpture on a pedestal made of Rocklitz porphyry is the work of Düsseldorf sculptor Richard Lange.

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30. Sankt Elisabeth

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The parish church of St. Elisabeth is a Catholic church in Koblenz, Germany. The church, built in the Rauental district, is one of the most important churches of the 1950s on the Middle Rhine. Since 2012 it has been used mainly as a youth church "X-Ground". She wears the patronage of St. Elizabeth of Thuringia.

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31. Johannes Peter Müller

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Johannes Peter Müller G. Berger (lithography) / Public domain

Johannes Peter Müller was a German doctor, physiologist and comparative anatoma or zoologist as well as marine biologist and natural philosopher. He mainly dealt with nerve and sensory physiology, further expanded the reflex teaching and is considered the most important physiologist of the 19th century.

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32. Schängelbrunnen

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Schängel is a dialectal name (ortsneckname) for the boys born in the city of Koblenz. Koblenz is also often referred to as the "Schängel city". A carnival song was dedicated to the Schängeln in 1914 and in 1941 a fountain was built in the town hall courtyard, which became a landmark of the city.

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33. Grossheiligenhäuschen

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Grossheiligenhäuschen is a Catholic chapel in Koblenz, Germany. Heiligenhäuschen in Güls district was built in the 15th century. Built in the 13th century on the road leading to Winningen outside the village, it invites passers-by to pray, rest or shelter them in bad weather.

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34. Sankt Josef

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St. Joseph's Parish Church is a Catholic church in the southern suburb of Koblenz, Germany. Its church tower is the tallest in the city, more than 90 meters high. It was sponsored by St. Joseph, a signal of the Catholic Church's claim to Prussia a few years after Kulturkampf.

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35. St. Antonius Eremit

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Saint Anthony Hermit is a Catholic chapel in Koblenz, Germany. The chapel of Bishold is a district in the Güls district of Koblenz, which is the site of St. A branch of the Parish Church of Servatius, probably built in 1764. It was sponsored by Saint Anthony the Great.

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36. Alte Münze

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The old coin is the former mint house of the Electoral coin in Koblenz. The coin originally consisted of several buildings, but they were broken off except for the minting master house. Today the Münzplatz is located in this area in the old town of Koblenz.

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37. Peter-Altmeier-Denkmal

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The Peter Altmeier Monument is a monument in Koblenz, Germany, honoring Peter Altmeier, the former Rhineland-Palatinate Chancellor. The monument, completed in 1981, is located in the area of Moselle (Peter-Altmeier-Ufer), not far from Deutsches Eck.

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38. Rheinmuseum

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The Rhein-Museum Koblenz is a cultural-historical museum in Koblenz that shows life on the Rhine from a different aspects. The museum, founded in 1912, has the focus of shipping, ecology, hydrology, Rhine romance, tourism, economy and history.

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39. Klausenbergkapelle

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Klausenberg Chapel is a chapel in Koblenz, Germany. St Mary's Chapel was built in the 15th century in Ellenblestain and has a memorial plaque in memory of Baron Arnold von Somacher (1766-1795), the Elector Lieutenant who died here in 1795.

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