Saturday, September 06, 2014

Koblenz, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany - 23rd August, 2014 Koblenz also spelled Coblenz (sometimes English and pre-1926 German spelling) or Coblence (French), is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) and its monument (Emperor William I on horseback) are situated. The city celebrated its 2,000th anniversary in 1992. The name Koblenz originates from Latin (ad) confluentes, confluence or "(at the) merging of rivers". Subsequently it was Covelenz and Cobelenz. In the local dialect the name is Kowelenz. After Mainz and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, it is the third largest city in Rhineland-Palatinate, with a population of c. 106,000 (2006). Koblenz lies in the Rhineland, 92 kilometers (57 mi) southeast of Cologne by rail. This film features extensive views around the city centre of Koblenz, on both sides of the Rhine, incorporating areas of both the old town (Alstadt) and new town (Neustadt). It highlights the city streets, art, architecture, natural features, transport, religious sites, historic monuments and visitor attractions. Identified locations and features within the film are as follows: Weindorf; Kaiserin-Augusta-Anlagen; St. Peter & Paul Church; Max von Schenkendorf memorial; Pfaffendorfer Brücke; Joseph Görres Monument; "Affection" by Lucien Wercollier; Konrad-Adenauer-Ufer; Preußisches Regierungsgebäude (former Prussian Government Building); Oberlandesgericht Koblenz (Court of Appeal); Regierungsstraße; Stresemann Straße; Neustadt; Kurfürstliches Schloss (Electoral Palace); Schlossvorplatz; Bundesanstalt für Gewässerkunde (Federal Institute of Hydrology) glass bridge over Mainzer Straße; Friedrich-Ebert-Ring; Landesbetrieb Mobilität (State Enterprise Mobility) Rhineland Palatinate; HwK City Büro; Viktoriastraße / Friedrich-Ebert-Ring; Christuskirche (Christ Church); Zentralplatz; Forum Mittelrhein; Casinostraße; Forum Confluentes; Clemensstraße / Görgenstraße; Clemensstraße; Fountainfalz, Am Plan; Entenpfuhl; Liebfrauenkirche (Church of Our Dear Lady); Gymnasialstraße; The Water Spouting Boy fountain; Citykirche Koblenz; Jesuitenplatz; Johannes Peter Müller statue, Jesuitenplatz; Firmungstraße; Eltzerhofstraße; Josef-Görres-Platz; History of Koblenz fountain; Am Alten Hospital; Weinhaus Hubertus; Florinsmarkt; Florinskirche; Mittelrhein Museum; Jury House; Mosel (Moselle) River; Balduinbrücke; Restaurant Deutscher Kaiser; Peter-Altmeier-Ufer; Peter Altmeier Memorial; St. Kastor's Basilica; Blumenhof; Views along Danziger Freiheit; Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial; Confluence of the Mosel and Rhein; Views from Kaiser Wilhelm memorial; Deutsches Eck (German Corner); Seilbahn (Cable Car) over the Rhine; Cable car ride up to Ehrenbreitstein Fort; Ehrenbreitstein Fort; Landesmuseum Koblenz; Ehrenmal (Cenotaph); Views over the Koblenz area from Ehrenbreitstein Fort; Sessellift Funicular rail track; Ride down from Ehrenbreitstein Fort to Vor dem Sauerwassertor; Sauerwassertor; Sessellift Hotel; Obertal; Wambachstraße; Beethoven's Mother's House; Am Markt; Kapuzinerplatz; Katholische Rundfunkarbeit beim SWR; Rheinsteigufer; River Rhine; Ferry ride across the Rhine; Pegelhaus; Rheinisches Fastnachtsmuseum (Carnival Museum); and Koblenz Hauptbahnhof. If you would like to read more about Koblenz, click here: ; If you would like to read more about the River Rhine, click here: ; If you would like to read more about the Mosel River, click here: ; If you would like to read more about Deutsches Eck, click here: ; If you would like to read more about Ehrenbreitstein Fort, click here: ; If you would like to read more about the Rhine Gorge, click here: ; If you would like to read more about Rhineland Palatinate, click here: ; If you would like to read more about Koblenz Hauptbahnhof, click here: ; If you liked this film there are many more like it on my YouTube channel please check out my channel and subscribe to my videos by clicking the red subscribe button. You can also find my travel films and photography updates on the following: Facebook: please like my Facebook page; WordPress: please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow link; Tumblr: please follow my blog by clicking the +Follow button; Blogger: please follow my blog by bookmarking the page; Google+ just add +stuartmoss ; and You can follow my travels on Twitter @mosstraveltv or by visiting .

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