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St. Johannes der Taufer (Jesuitenkirche)

Jesuitenplatz, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Lovely oasis

Another pit stop on our AmaWaterways excursion. The Jesuits built St. Johannes der Taufer (St. John... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Mike K
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Fabulous facade!

Beautiful architecture at the front door but unfortunately the inside looked like a community... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
TACOB0B
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United States
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Jesuitenplatz, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Another pit stop on our AmaWaterways excursion. The Jesuits built St. Johannes der Taufer (St. John the Baptist) in the Jesuitenkirche plaza, downtown. A great exterior with echoes of the past surrounded by elegant buildings including City Hall. The interior is quite the contrast –...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful architecture at the front door but unfortunately the inside looked like a community center.

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The exterior is old and part of a beautiful complex which includes the City Hall , located in a busy Place . The interior is very modern in style and is very quiet and peaceful ! A big contrast !

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

The Jesuits built in Koblenz the church of St. John the Baptist and their own collegium. However, the order eventually banned, property confiscated. The Jesuit college is now part of a complex of the town hall (in its building just sitting mayor), but from the...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

This church was a pleasant surprise in the center of Koblenz. My wife and I stepped inside to tour it and it was a nice oasis of calm.

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This church was in the midst of the Christmas markets. The exterior was more interesting than the interior but worth a visit.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old church surrounded by pretty Christmas market vendor booths. The church had a life size carved wooden Nativity Scene in the manger so beautiful.

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is another lovely old church known nowadays as City Church but I much prefer St. Johannes der Taufer. It is a Jesuit Church standing in the corner of Jesuitenplatz. Although dating from the 13th century it's interior is quite modern.

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

The Jesuit Church of St. John the Baptist, now known as City Church, is a daughter church of the Catholic parish of St. Kastor in Koblenz. She stands on the site of the 1944 ruined church from the 17th century on Jesuitenplatz next to the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Warmly welcomed by lady in the office who explained the history of the building, gave us a free postcard and encouraged photography

Thank VCI59
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