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1. Deutsches Eck

Deutsches Eck is a headland in Koblenz at the point where the Moselle and Rhine rivers merge. It is known for the replica of an iconic 19th-century equestrian statue of a famous German. Relax here with a vista of the water, taking in the serene atmosphere, scenic views and important history.
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Deutsches Eck

2. Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress is the military centerpiece around which the town of Koblenz grew. Today, the stronghold has a popular viewing platform 387 feet (118 meters) above the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley from the cable car, which has one of the world’s highest passenger capacities.
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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

3. Stolzenfels Castle

Stolzenfels Castle is a glorious medieval fortress secluded in a dense forest next to the Rhine River. This ruined 13th-century castle was rebuilt in the 1800s as a Gothic-style masterpiece with a tall central tower. Marvel at the architectural feats and the interior period décor of this spectacular castle.
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Stolzenfels Castle

4. Koblenz Cable Car - Valley Station

The Rheinseilbahn is Koblenz’s premier aerial cableway. It was built in 2010 as a feature of the Bundesgartenschau (Federal Garden Show) hosted by the city in 2011. It has since become a key feature of the pretty town on the Deutsches Eck (German Corner), where the Rhine meets the Moselle River. Take a ride on the urban gondola and fly over the city’s pretty waterways. Snap photographs of the historic cityscape, which is framed by distant mountain ranges.
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5. Historiensaeule Fountain

The Historiensäule (History Column) is the central feature of a magnificent fountain in Josef-Görres-Platz. Located in Koblenz’s Altstadt (Old Town), the Historiensäule reveals the history of the surrounding cityscape over the last two millennia. It was created as a gift for the city in 1992, which marked the 2,000th anniversary of Rheinland-Pfalz’s statehood. Gaze up at the 35-foot-high (11-meter) column and discover 10 key themes in the city’s history, as depicted by sculptor Jürgen Weber.
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