Koblenz - Old Town including the Deutsches Eck

Cultural & Theme Tours in Germany

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This ancient city in Germany has a lot to tell about to its visitors. In this tour, discover the old town and many narrow and romantic streets and numerous small squares. Cover the famous and renowned places of the old town and take home the experience of a unique adventure.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Munzplatz, Koblenz, Rhineland-PalatinateWe start the tour in Münzplatz square which is located in the old town of Koblenz. Its name originated from the electoral coin known as “Münz”. These coins were minted in the 11th century. On its occasion of the 2000 year anniversary in 1992, the fountain in the square was constructed by Wili Heinzen and was a gift to the city and its citizens from the Sparkasse Koblenz. This is where the Romans first founded their “Castellum apud confluentes” (fort at the confluence), to which Koblenz owes its name.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Liebfrauenkirche, Koblenz, Rhineland-PalatinateFrom here starts the romantic street between the two churches. The Liebfrauenkirche, with its beautiful onion domes is built on the highest point of the city. During the French Revolution, it was one of the main Parish churches. Its was constructed in 17th century but destroyed in 1944. However, it was rebuilt again in 1955.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Basilica of St. Castor, Koblenz, Rhineland-PalatinateThe Basilica of St. Castor is the oldest church in Koblenz. The church was constructed by the Archbishop of Trier between 817 and 836, with the support of the Emperor Louis the Pious. It was built as a Carolingian proprietary church.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Schangelbrunnen, Koblenz, Rhineland-PalatinateA perfect spot for picturesque squares. The word “Schängel” comes from the 20 year allegiance of Koblenz to France (1794-1813). This fountain at the city hall is regarded as a symbol of Koblenz city. In 1940, it was designed by Carl Burger and dedicated to the famous poet Josef Cornelius.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Deutsches Eck (German Corner), Koblenz, Rhineland-PalatinateLast but not the least, we move to the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial. The Deutsches Eck is the name for the headland in Koblenz. Kaiser Wilhelm was the first German Emperor, erected in 1897. Also, view more of the famous sights along the end of the tour in the oldest city.Duration: 35 minutes

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