Koblenz is one of Germany’s most interesting and beautiful cities, with its many historical buildings and landscapes that are now part of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. The city stands divided by the Rhine River at confluence Moselle, which in turn is where the Deutches Eck is situated with the monument of Emperor William I on a horseback. Some of the most famous places such as Deutscher Kaiser (residential tower), Kurfurstliches Sclob, Kurfurstliches Schlob, and many other buildings are located alongside some of the city’s oldest churches. The famous Upper Rhine Valley, which is Europe’s oldest and most magnificent landscape lies there, epitomizing Rhine romance. With these attractions and present day events including concerts, theatre and sports, Koblenz tickets are not to be missed.
Venues of Koblenz
Koblenz is Germany’s famous city that has the River Rhine flowing parting it through the middle just where the river’s confluence with Moselle. It is where the German Corner and its well-known monument of Emperor William I are situated. In fact the city’s name traces back to the Latin word translating to ‘merging of rivers’, and the city goes back to as early as eight century BC when one of Drusus’ military post were established there. In 1992, the town celebrated its grand 2000th anniversary. The place is known for its many fascinating sites. This includes its extensive defensive works that have earned it the title of a fortified city, among which the most prominent is the dominating Fortress Ehrenbreitstein; the latter is Europe’s second most gigantic preserved fortress, constructed in its present-day architecture in the early eighteenth century. The city’s Upper Rhine Valley is a much valued UNESCO world heritage site. It is among Europe’s oldest cultural landscapes that epitomize Rhine romance. Koblenz tickets remain in high demand because of these attractions and the delightful events like concerts, sports and theatre acts the city offers.
The city has many more historical buildings such as Kurfurstliches Sclob. It was built in the French neo-classical style in the late seventeenth century upon the orders of elector Clemens Wenzeslaus. Then there is the Deutscher Kaiser (residential tower) that was built in mid sixteenth century and stands as the only building of the town to survive the second World War.
Among its modern venues, the convention and conference venue of Rhein-Mosel-Halle is quite prominent. It is a multi-purpose hall that initially opened in 1901 and reopened in 2012. As it stands today, it is the center of the city, close to the Electoral Palace as well as the wine village situated on the Rhine. With its many rooms and halls, it is the ideal place for concerts and exhibitions and has been graced by German pop/Irish-folk band Santiano, and comedy act, Otto. Other legendary artists to visit the hall earlier include Dieter Noor, Urban Priol, and Helge Schneider, among many others.
Oberwerth Sporthalle known otherwise as sports park Oberwerth, is also a must-see attraction of Koblenz. It is a sports facility comprising of a sports hall, stadium, a fencing hall, the South Course, the Jahn-place, a fenced-in portion of the southern region and the Karl-Adam court. The venue hosts some of Europe’s greatest sports events, football tournaments and concerts.
Another exciting feature of the city is its Christmas market in the old town. It is one of the most beautiful and oldest in the Rhineland- Palatinate area and is held in the picturesque surroundings of the old romantic town in the shopping streets. Everything anyone desires can be found here. There are over a hundred stalls of handmade art, massive gift collections and Christmas decorations. These festivities are rounded off with an expansive program of live concerts and Christmas bakeries, among other attractions. Koblenz tickets are simply not to be missed so grab your share this holiday season.