Explore interesting sights in Koblenz, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 58 sights are available in Koblenz, Germany.Sightseeing Tours in Koblenz
1. Deutsches EckBook Ticket*
Deutsches Eck is the name of a promontory 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 of 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 attraction.
2. LiebfrauenkircheBook Ticket*
The Church of Liebfrauenkirche is a Catholic church in the centre of Koblenz's old town. It is characterized by the silhouette of the old town with the other two Romanesque churches, the former St. Castor and St. Florin's churches. The beginnings of the church, which is located at the highest point of the old town, date back to the 5th century. From the late Middle Ages to the French Revolution, it was the main parish church of Koblenz. She is a main work of medieval sacred building on the Middle Rhine, the patrozinium of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
The Florinskirche is a Protestant church in the old town of Koblenz. The building built around 1100 and the city silhouette with dominant church buildings belonged to the St. Florin canons, which was secularized in 1802. After that, it was assigned to the Evangelical parish of Koblenz in 1820. Early medieval church building is a prime example of the Romanesque sacred building on the Middle Rhine. The Florinskirche forms an ensemble of four historical buildings on the Florinsmarkt together with the Bürresheimer Hof, the old department store and the Schöffenhaus. It is equally owned by the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, in the legal succession of Prussia, and the Evangelical parish of Koblenz-Mitte.
4. Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung
The Bundeswehr Museum of German Defense Technology also known as Wehrtechnisches Museum Koblenz and Wehrtechnische Studiensammlung Koblenz (WTS-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.
5. Feste Kaiser Franz
The permanent emperor Franz, also called Franz, was part of the Prussian fortress in Koblenz and the main work of the system Federate Emperor Franz. The fortress on the Petersberg in today's Koblenz district of Lützel was completed in 1822. After its grinding in 1922, large remains of the fortress in 1959 were blown up. The two side ends of the semicircular reduction and the throat tower at the foot of the Petersberg have been preserved. It was given its name after the Austrian Emperor Franz I, an ally Prussia in the Holy Alliance against Napoleon in the wars of liberation.
6. Alte Burg
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.
7. Ehrenmal des Heeres
The ceneration 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 the peace company. 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 Army e.V. owner of the honor and at the same time also the Ehrenbreitstein fortress is the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.
The History Column is the main part of a fountain on Josef-Görres-Platz in the old town of Koblenz. It was donated to the city in 1992 by the state of Rhineland-Palatinate for the 2000th anniversary celebrations. However, due to illness, the fountain created by the sculptor Jürgen Weber, including the historical column, was not completed and handed over to the city until 1 June 2000. The 10.59-metre-high, 3.6-tonne and 1.25 million DM column tells the moving 2000-year history of the city of Koblenz in ten pictures from Roman times to the present day.
The Kaiserin-Augusta monument in Koblenz was built in honor of Augusta von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, the wife of Wilhelm I and German Empress. The monument is in the southern section of the Rhine facilities initiated by Augusta as a landscape park in the southern suburb district and was inaugurated on October 18, 1896, six years after her death. The Augusta sculpture in the monument comes from Karl Friedrich Moest. The monument itself was planned and built by Bruno Schmitz, who is also the creator of the two kilometer downstream of the German corner.
The Barbara Monument, also known as the Artillery Monument, is a monument inaugurated in 1907 on Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring in Koblenz, Germany. It was built in honour of the soldiers of the Rhenish Field Artillery Regiment No. 8, which was stationed in Koblenz from 1820 to 1887, who died in the wars of unification in the 19th century. The war memorial was damaged during the air raids on Koblenz and was finally dismantled in 1956 in the course of road construction work. In the fall of 2014, the restored monument was re-erected near its original location.
11. Basilika Sankt Kastor
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.
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.
13. Jüdischer Friedhof Koblenz
The Jewish Cemetery in Koblenz is a well-preserved burial ground of the Jewish community in northern Rhineland-Palatinate. The Jewish cemetery in the district of Rauental, which was first established in 1303, is bordered to the north by today's synagogue of the Jewish community of Koblenz and the surrounding districts, which served as a mourning hall until 1947. In its history, the cemetery has been dismantled and destroyed several times, but has always been re-established by the Jewish community in Koblenz.
Philippsburg Castle was part of the Electoral Residence in Ehrenbreitstein, which is now a district of Koblenz. The Electors and Archbishops of Trier resided here from 1632 to 1786. The castle was so damaged in 1801 when the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress was blown up by the French that it had to be demolished. Nothing remains of the castle, which was one of the largest and most important baroque buildings on the Rhine. Only the neighbouring buildings belonging to the castle have survived the passage of time.
15. St. Jakobus
St. Jakobus is a chapel of the Old Catholic parish in Koblenz, Germany. Built in 1355, the Gothic church was originally a cemetery chapel of the Teutonic Order. It is located opposite the Castor Church and is attached to the south wing of the former Leyensche Hof, which today houses the Rhineland-Palatinate State Office for Roads and Transport. The patron saint of the chapel and the parish is James the Elder. The Koblenz congregation belongs to the Old Catholic Church in Germany.
16. Wache am Helfenstein
Helfenstein Castle is an abandoned spur castle on the Ehrenbreitstein in Koblenz, Germany. It was built around 1160 on a mountain spur south of Ehrenbreitstein Castle in the Electorate of Trier by the von Helfenstein family. Both castles were separated from each other by a deep gorge. The family initially served on the Ehrenbreitstein, but around 1300 they expanded their domain with the construction of the Sporkenburg and Mühlenbach Castle.
17. Klosterkirche St. Franziskus, St. Philippus Ap. und Karl Borromäus
The Capuchin Monastery of Koblenz was a monastery in Koblenz, Germany, which was operated by Capuchins from 1627 to 2008. From 1908 to 2007, the monastery in the Ehrenbreitstein district was the seat of the provincial administration of the Rhenish-Westphalian Province of the Order. The baroque church of St. Francis belongs to the monastery complex. Since 2013, parts of the monastery have been used by a convent of the Teutonic Order.
Maria Hilf was a Catholic parish and pilgrimage church in Koblenz. It was completed in the Lützel district in 1953 and was grown to the Maria-Hilf chapel built from 1905 to 1907. She is under the patronal feast of St. Mary, the mother of Jesus, in her function as the help of Christians. In January 2017 the church was profaned and demolished in May of the same year, but the older chapel was preserved and is being restored.
19. Altes Kaufhaus
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 from 1419 to 1425 in the late Gothic style, experienced a baroque renovation 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.
20. Sankt Josef
The parish church of St. Josef is a Catholic church in the southern suburbs of Koblenz, Germany. It was built at the end of the 19th century as part of the southern expansion of the city. Its churchtower, which characterises the cityscape, is the highest in the city at 93 m. It bears the patronage of St. Joseph, which is a signal of the Catholic Church's assertion against Prussia a few years after the Kulturkampf.
21. Kurfürstliches Schloss
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.
22. Café Hahn
The Café Hahn is a music and cabaret club in Koblenz. The club located in the Güls district was founded in 1981 by Karl Hubert Hahn. The latter took over the long -established café with a small supermarket from his father and made it the most important cultural club on the Middle Rhine. From 24th to 28th May 2006 was celebrated with a large festival and over 50 bands and artists in and around the Café Hahn.
The Mosellum – Adventure World – Fish Pass Koblenz is a visitor and information centre at the Koblenz barrage. In the course of the modernization of the fish pass, the Mosellum with an exhibition around the Moselle was also built and opened in 2011. The exhibition informs visitors on four levels about the topics of aquatic ecology, fish migration in the Moselle, shipping and power generation.
24. Denkmal für das Infanterie-Regiment „von Goeben“ Nr. 28
The monument to the infantry regiment "Von Goeben" No. 28 is a monument in memory of the fallen soldiers of the infantry regiment "von Goeben" No. 28. The monument built in 1930 is located in the courtyard of the fortress for Helfenstein fortress in Koblenz. After the partial destruction in 1945, only the base of the monument has been preserved as a memorial stone.
25. St. Mauritius
The Parish Church of St. Mauritius is a Catholic church in Koblenz, Germany. The parish church is located at the highest point in the district of Rübenach and thus largely determines its silhouette. The church was built between 1862 and 1866 and has a special feature of a brick spire. She bears the patronage of St. Maurice, and the patron saint is St. Aldegundis.
26. Ehemalige Stadtkommandantur Koblenz
The former city commandant Koblenz is a building in Koblenz. The front is on the square. The building was used over time as a town hall and as a fire station. Today it is a residential building. The construction is an example of strict baroque architecture based on the French model, which shaped Koblenz at the beginning and in the last third of the 18th century.
The Holy Cross Church is a Catholic church in Koblenz, Germany. The former parish church in the Ehrenbreitstein district was built between 1962 and 1964 on the site of a predecessor building from the 18th century. The neighbouring Heribert Tower has served the church as a bell tower since 1848. The church is dedicated to the Holy Cross, on which Jesus died.
28. Ludwig Fresenius Schulen
The Salesian Convent of Koblenz was a convent of the Order of the Visitation of Mary in Koblenz, Germany. The nuns' convent, founded in 1863 in the Moselweiss district, was abandoned in 1986. After that, a sports boarding school moved in, and the monastery church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary was taken over by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Pius X.
The Herz-Jesu Church is a Catholic church in the old town of Koblenz, which was built as part of the southern city expansion from 1900 to 1903. It is one of the most important neuromanic sacral buildings in Germany. The Löhr Center joins north of the parish church, an inner-city shopping center. The church is consecrated to the holiest heart of Jesus.
The Schöffenhaus was the seat of the Kurtrier Schöffengericht for the city of Koblenz. Built in late Gothic style from 1528 to 1530, the building housed a part of the Middle Rhine Museum until 2013. Together with Bürresheimer Hof, the Old Department Store and the Florinskirche, it forms an ensemble of four historic buildings on the Florinsmarkt.
31. DB Museum Koblenz
The DB Museum in Koblenz was opened on 21 April 2001 as the first remote site of the Nuremberg Transport Museum. It is run by volunteer workers as part of the Stiftung Bahn-Sozialwerk (BSW), a kind of railway workers social service organisation, and has its origins in a BSW's 'Group for the Preservation of Historical Railway Vehicles' at Koblenz.
The Jesuit Church St. John the Baptist, now also called City Church, is a branch church of the Catholic parish of St. Kastor in Koblenz. It stands on the site of the 17th century church destroyed in 1944 on Jesuitenplatz next to the former Jesuit college, in which the Koblenz town hall is now housed. The patron of the church is John the Baptist.
33. Escarpe der Neuendorfer Flesche
The Neuendorf Flesche was part of the Prussian fortress Koblenz and belonged to the system Feste Kaiser Franz. Of the meat completed in 1825 in today's Koblenz district Lützel, only underground remains in the area of the Rhine barracks have been preserved after the grinding in 1910. It is named after the neighbouring neighbourhood of Neuendorf.
34. Alt-St. Servatius
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.
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.
The Rheinburg is a castle-like villa in Koblenz, Germany. It is located in the Ehrenbreitstein district and goes back to the Klausenberg plant, which was built as part of the Ehrenbreitstein city fortifications between 1827 and 1833. Thus, this caponier belonged to the Niederehrenbreitstein system of the Prussian fortress of Koblenz.
37. Kriegerdenkmal 'Metternicher Eule'
The Metternicher Eul(e) is a Prussian war memorial in Koblenz, Germany, located on the Kimmelberg in the Metternich district. The monument now known as the Eul' is actually an obelisk with an eagle. It was built in honour of fallen soldiers of the Prussian army from the municipality of Metternich and is now Metternich's landmark.
The Parish Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is a Catholic church in Koblenz, Germany. The parish church was built in 1959 in the district of Asterstein, which was founded later, on the ground plan of the Holy Rock. She carries the patronage after the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
39. Sankt Elisabeth
The parish church of St. Elisabeth is a Catholic church in Koblenz. The church built in the Rauental district is one of the most important churches in the 1950s on the Middle Rhine. Since 2012 it has mainly been used as a youth church “X-Ground”. It bears the patronal feast of St. Elisabeth of Thuringia.
The Joseph Görres monument in Koblenz was built in honor of Joseph Görres, born in the city. The monument stands behind the Electoral Castle in the Rhine facilities and was inaugurated on June 24, 1928. The bronze plastic on a base from Rochlitzer Porphyr comes from the Düsseldorf sculptor Richard Langer.
41. St. Peter
St. Peter's parish church is a Catholic church in Koblenz. A first church building in the Neuendorf district was completed in 1725 on the bank of the Rhine and expanded in the early 20th century. It is a major influence on the silhouette of Neuendorf and bears the patrozium of the apostle Peter.
The Holy House is a Catholic chapel in Koblenz, Germany. The house of the Holy House in the district of Güls was built in the 15th century outside the village on the road to Winningen and invited people passing by to prayer and to rest or offered them protection in the event of severe weather.
Schängel is a dialect name for boys born in the city of Koblenz. Koblenz is often referred to as the "Schängel City". In 1914, a carnival song was dedicated to the Schängeln and in 1941 a fountain was built to them in the courtyard of the town hall, which became a landmark of the city.
44. St. Servatius
The parish church of St. Servatius is a Catholic church in Koblenz. The parish church was built in the Güls district in 1833-1840 and replaces the old Servatiuskirche from the 13th century that had become too small. It bears the patronal feast of the Holy Servatius of Tongern.
45. St. Laurentius
The parish church of St. Laurentius is a Catholic church in Koblenz. The parish church in the Moselweiß district was built at the beginning of the 13th century and learned a few conversion and extensions over time. It bears the patronal feast of St. Laurentius of Rome.
The Carolaturm is a viewing tower in Koblenz. It is located on a steep slope to the Moselle district in Lay and allows you to take a look into the Moselle Valley and Winningen. The tower is a monument to tourist development and the instrumentalization of the landscape.
The Christuskirche is a Protestant church in Koblenz. It is the first Evangelical new building in Koblenz, which was completed in the course of the southern city expansion in 1904, and belongs to the Koblenz church district of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland.
48. Alte Münze
The old coin is the former coin master house of the Electoral coin in Koblenz. The coin originally consisted of several buildings, but they were canceled except for the minting master house. Today the Münzplatz is located in this area in the old town of Koblenz.
The mother-Beethoven house in Koblenz is the birthplace of Maria Magdalena Keverich, the mother of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven, in which a museum has been set up since 1975. The 17th century house has been preserved in the town center of Ehrenbreitstein.
50. Pfarrkirche St. Martinus
The parish church of St. Martinus is a Catholic church in Koblenz, Germany. The parish church in Lay was built in the first half of the 13th century and has experienced some redevelopments over time. She is in charge of the patrozium of St. Martin of Tours.
The Marceau Monument is a monument in Koblenz in honour of the French general François Séverin Marceau (1769–1796). It is located in the French Cemetery in the Lützel district and was originally erected in 1797 as a tomb for Marceau on the Petersberg.
The Peter-Altmeier monument in Koblenz is a monument in honor of the former Rhineland-Palatinate Prime Minister Peter Altmeier. The monument inaugurated in 1981 is located in the Moselle facilities (Peter-Altmeier-Ufer) not far from the German corner.
The Klausenbergkapelle is a chapel in Koblenz. The Marien-Kapelle, built in the 19th century, stands in the Ehrenbreitstein district and has a plaque for the Kurtrier lieutenant Freiherr Arnold von Solemacher (1766–1795), who died here in 1795.
The Kastorbrunnen in the forecourt of the Basilica of St. Kastor in Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, is a curious testimony of the Napoleonic Wars. The fountain, built in 1812, was connected to the first aqueduct of the Elector Palatine.
55. St. Antonius Eremit
St. Antonius Heremit is a Catholic chapel in Koblenz, Germany. The chapel in Bisholder, a district of Koblenz, is a branch of the parish church of St. Servatius and was built in 1764. She carries the patrozium of St. Anthony the Great.
The Johannes-Müller monument in Koblenz is a monument in honor of the doctor Johannes Müller, born in the city. It is located in the old town in the center of Jesuitenplatz in front of the town hall of the city of Koblenz.
58. St. Franziskus Kirche
The Parish Church of St. Francis is a Catholic church in Koblenz, Germany. The parish church, built in the Goldgrube district, was consecrated in 1969. It bears the patronage of St. Francis of Assisi.
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