One of the beautiful small towns of the world: COCHEM

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COCHEM – Germany

One of the beautiful small towns of the world


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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]

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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.

Author: Polybert49 . Source: flickr.com

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Along the Mosel River in Cochem, The Reichsburg is in the background.

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Author for 2 photos: Roger W. Source: flickr.com

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Fortress Towers Castle Wall Mosel Architecture

Source of 3 photos: maxpixel.net

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One of the inner courts of Reichsburg Cochem (Imperial Castle, Cochem)

Author: Sb2s3 . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Author: Florival fr . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Cochem, in the foreground the Skagerrak Bridge over the Moselle

Author: Olavfin . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Cochem station

Author: Historiograf . 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.

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Saint Martin is the patron saint of the city of Cochem.

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Reichsburg Cochem

Author of 4 photos: onnola. Source: flickr.com




Title photo: Author: Kai Pilger . Source: commons.wikimedia.org






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