Reginald Wright spent five years of his childhood in Koblenz. 25 years later he revisits the Deutsches Eck, the Ehrenbreitstein fortress and the old town.
Castles are very popular in Germany — but their exact number remains a mystery, as each federal state keeps its own statistics. But a club in Germany wants to put an end to this confusion with a scientific database.
For many Eltz Castle near Koblenz is the epitome of a knight's castle. It reflects different ages as building work went on for 500 years.
Koblenz is about 2,000 years old; that makes it one of Germany's oldest cities. One of the highlights for visitors is a cable-car trip over the Rhine to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, providing spectacular views.
The English painter Joseph Mallord William Turner is considered one of the fathers of Rhine romanticism. 200 years after his first trip to the river, tourists can stand on the spots where he captured his views.
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