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Railway Stations

My workplace in Koblenz

My workplace in Koblenz

My workplace on a December morning. The fortress behind the platforms of the railway station Koblenz is called ‘Fort Großfürst Konstantin’ and was built in 1822 – 1827. More…

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Murals

Ghost sign in Coblenz

Ghost sign in Koblenz, Germany

Opposite to my hotel in Coblenz (Koblenz) I came across this old advertisement covering the front wall of a building.

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Birthplaces

Haus Metternich in Coblenz

Haus Metternich in Coblenz, Germany

In this building located on Münzplatz in Koblenz, the Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich was born on May 15, 1773. The house is known as Haus Metternich or Metternicher Hof. More…

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Museums

German midget submarine Biber in Speyer

Midget submarine in Speyer, Germany

A German midget submarine of the type ‘Biber’ (1944) seen at the Technik Museum in Speyer, Germany. More…

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Castles

Eltz Castle in Wierschem

Eltz Castle in Wierschem, Germany

Eltz Castle (Burg Eifel) located in the German region Eifel came through all wars without a serious damage and therefore it is regarded as one of the most beautiful castles in Germany. More…

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Castles

Pfalzgrafenstein Castle in Kaub

Pfalzgrafenstein Castle in Kaub, Germany

On a train journey along the Rhine Valley from Mainz to Koblenz I took this photo of Pfalzgrafenstein Castle (Burg Pfalzgrafenstein). The building situated on a tiny island served as toll station until 1866. More…

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Railway Stations Roman Empire

Ancient Roman theatre in Mainz

Ancient Roman theatre in Mainz, Germany

The ruins of an ancient Roman theater next to the tracks of the railway station ‘Mainz Römisches Theater’ (former ‘Mainz Süd’). More…