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Basilica of St. Castor

Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4926 131550
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The oldest surviving church in Koblenz

The basilica of Saint Castor, built in 836 and is the oldest surviving church in Koblenz. In 843... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Haifa, Israel
Pretty Church

Unfortunately, we arrived early and the church was locked up, so we couldn't see inside. IF you... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
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Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 4926 131550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The basilica of Saint Castor, built in 836 and is the oldest surviving church in Koblenz. In 843, they signed in the Basilica of the Historical Treaty of Verdun. Archaeologically, they discovered that the church stood on the earlier remains of religious sites from the...More

Thank Yair1515
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Unfortunately, we arrived early and the church was locked up, so we couldn't see inside. IF you pass the museum and go past the modern sculpture garden, there is a flower garden and beautiful view of the church. There are views from out front, but...More

Thank rk821
Reviewed 26 June 2017

One gets the feeling of prayerful once entering this Basilica. It is the oldest church in Kolblenz with extenstive Romanesque Construction and largely traditional furnishing. Beautiful indeed.

1  Thank LBSterling
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We were treated to a concert by the local youth choir and this was followed by an organ recital. It has an excellent organ. The church has a beautiful ceiling in the German Gothic style.

Thank Eva Julia T
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The Basilica is only a very short walk from the Deutsches Eck and provided a great feeling of tranquility within its walls. We had come here to see where our family's ancestors were married in the late eighteenth- early nineteenth century. It is a beautiful?place...More

Thank ZanderAustralia
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a very venerable church. Its construction began in the 9th century, although its original appearance was formed only through seven centuries. By happy coincidence, during the second world war, the church escaped serious damages. But the interior remains quite scarce - you should...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Part of Koblenz landmarks and you won´t miss it as is part of the walking tours you will make if you visit the city together with the Alstadt. Is nice from outside, very vertical and nice in pictures, inside maybe is quite basic and nothing...More

Thank JordiBo
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Walking around the city we ended up here, the outside of the church is very pretty and the gardens around it even more. My personal interest of gravestone was awakened, because all over the grounds were very old gravestones set up against walls. I loved...More

Thank Tinoky
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The most peaceful and introspective place in Koblenz. A historical monument with much information and right next to the Deutsch Ecke.

Thank Herberto Q
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Basilica of St. Castor is the oldest church in Koblenz. The grounds around the church are outstanding. The inside as well as the outside are beautiful. It was beautiful.

1  Thank Mary B
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Response from Eva Julia T | Reviewed this property |
As I wrote in the above box(!)....the church is open daily from 9.00-18.00 hours.
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10 May 2015|
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Response from Carolina B | Reviewed this property |
They were making some renovations when I was there, so you can ask the concierge of your hotel or if you have time,while you visit downtown, ask and if they have mass usually they are at 12:oo noon and 18:00 hrs.