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St. Johannes der Taufer (Jesuitenkirche)

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Very different

The exterior looks very old but it was built between 1958 and 1959. Very modernistic inside with... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Kendal, United Kingdom
Lovely oasis

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

Reviewed November 22, 2017
Mike K
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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14 Aug 2018
“Very different”
22 Nov 2017
“Lovely oasis”
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Jesuitenplatz, 56068 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The exterior looks very old but it was built between 1958 and 1959. Very modernistic inside with very dramatic coloured windows.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lakelover908
Reviewed November 22, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed June 12, 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 !

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank belleretraite
Reviewed May 16, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed May 8, 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank C3410EZjohnf
Reviewed December 30, 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.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 27, 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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Reviewed July 11, 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed September 13, 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

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MrMadMagpie
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