Liebfrauenkirche

Koblenz, Germany

The Liebfrauenkirche (Church of Our Beloved Lady) has always been the parish church of Koblenz. It dates back to the 5th century when the Franks erected a place of prayer within the Roman walls. The church has been converted and extended several times using the original foundations. The gothic chancel was built around 1404 but the Baroque dome towers date from 1693. The twin-tower façade in the west corresponds to the effect of the west façades of the former monastery churches of St. Castor and St. Florin in Koblenz.

Liebfrauenkirche has 4 bells in the bell tower. In commemoration of the closing of the town gates and the related curfew, the ringing of the Barbara bell, the so-called 'reveller bell', has been kept going over the years. The 'reveller bell“ still rings at 22.00 every evening. The chimes and the hourly bells then remain silent until the early morning.

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Founded: 1180 / 1404
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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www.koblenz-touristik.de

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tommy aquinas (6 months ago)
A beautiful, peaceful Roman Catholic Church in the heart of the Old Town in Koblenz. It's well worth a visit if you find yourself wandering around this city.
p b (7 months ago)
Impressive from the outside, we didn't go inside.
Saurav Ranjan Mohapatra (2 years ago)
Beautiful place. Trier is amazing for a day trip. Historical and beautiful. You can find good restaurants near by. Everything is somehow close to each other. Just walk around and you will find by yourself.
Alessandro Giancarlo Bonavoglia (2 years ago)
Lovely interior ?
Alby Augustine (2 years ago)
It was a typical german church with a nice ambience. The good thing is we didn't had to get an appointment in advance.
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