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Travel Insider Tips for Boppard
Boppard is a town in the Rhein-Hunsrück district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, approx. 25 km south of Koblenz (Koblenz vacation rentals | Koblenz travel guide).
Boppard is located at the top of the largest loop of the Rhine. The Middle Rhine Valley belongs since to Heritage of UNESCO since 2002. The city covers an area of 43.6 sq. km and is the second largest in Rhineland-Palatinate.
Things to See in Boppard
Kloster Marienberg, The monastery was founded around 1120
St. Severus Church, Excavations at St. Severus were remnants of an early Christian church of the 6th Century with a pulpit schlüssellochförmigen system
Four Lakes Vierseenblicklift, a chair lift
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More about the History of Boppard
Boppard was founded by the Romans; under the Merovingian dynasty it became a royal residence. During the Middle Ages it was a considerable centre of commerce and shipping, and under the Hohenstaufen emperors was raised to the rank of an imperial free city. In 1283 Count palatine Ludwig mortagaged the customs duty to Count Eberhard of Katzenelnbogen. In 1312, however, the emperor Henry VII pledged the town to his brother Baldwin, archbishop elector of Trier (Trier vacation rentals | Trier travel guide), and it remained in the possession of the electors until it was absorbed by France during the Revolutionary epoch. It was assigned by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to Prussia.
Boppard lends its name to the Boppard line, an imaginary line relating to German dialects. Notable people from Boppard include physical chemist Fritz Straßmann and furniture designer Michael Thonet, while Boris Skossyreff is buried there. On Fleckertshöhe near Boppard, there is a transmitter for FM and TV using as antenna tower a rarely used partially guyed tower. The soap manufacturer Sebamed is headquartered in Boppard.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Boppard is a town in the Rhein-Hunsrück district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the left bank of the Rhine, approx. 25 km south of Koblenz.
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