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COCHEM – Germany
One of the beautiful small towns of the world
Sehl (on the river Moselle) is a part of the town of Cochem
Author: Vincent van Zeijst . Source: commons.wikimedia.org
Cochem is the capital of the Cochem-Zell district (Landkreis) of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
The town is located in a remarkable site, characterized by a castle which crowns a hillock planted with vines at the edge of the Moselle.
Population: 4,940 inhabitants (December 31, 2009) [Wikipedia.org]
Cochem Castle in the Moselle Valley
The castle was probably built around the year 1000 by Count Palatine Ezzo. Mention was made March 17, 1130 in a document.
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Along the Mosel River in Cochem, The Reichsburg is in the background.
Author for 2 photos: Roger W. Source: flickr.com
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One of the inner courts of Reichsburg Cochem (Imperial Castle, Cochem)
Author: Sb2s3 . Source: commons.wikimedia.org
Author: Florival fr . Source: commons.wikimedia.org
Cochem, in the foreground the Skagerrak Bridge over the Moselle
Author: Olavfin . Source: commons.wikimedia.org
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Cochem – Market Square with City Hall and Martinsbrunnen
The town hall dates from 1739. Behind it is the tower of the parish church of St. Martin.
Saint Martin is the patron saint of the city of Cochem.
Author of 4 photos: onnola. Source: flickr.com
Title photo: Author: Kai Pilger . Source: commons.wikimedia.org