The Lower Rhine city of Goch received its town charter as early as the 13th century and, like many cities on the Lower Rhine, has an eventful past, as evidenced by numerous historical buildings in the city and the districts of the city

Come to Goch and take a stroll through the city or experience Goch during a guided tour and see the most interesting sights and learn interesting facts and stories about the over 700 year old city.


Historical Buildings Goch

Church of St. Maria Magdalena

the baptistery of St. Maria Magdalena of the canonized Father Arnold Janssen dates from the 14th century and can be assigned to the Gothic architectural style.

Patrician House “To the Five Rings”

Historic brick building with a gable roof from the 16th century. Well worth seeing, you will find the house on Steinstrasse 1

Watermill “Susmühle”

Historic brick building with an iron water wheel is located at Susbrücke 1

Stone Gate

is a double tower gate, which is flanked with 2 round towers. It belonged to the city fortifications of Goch and was probably built in the 14th century.


Former home of the famous Goch sculptor Ferdinand Langenberg, today the Goch Art Foundation is located in the building on Roggenstrasse

Arnold Jansen’s birthplace

The Arnold Janssen House, here the holy Father Arnold Janssen was born and grew up. Today the house serves as a memorial and museum

Holy House

the Heiligenhäuschen, built around 1800, is on Hassumer Strasse, Goch

This map shows some historic castles and palaces in the region of the Lower Rhine. Some are among the most beautiful castles in Europe.

Castles & Palaces

Historic Buildings

You will find numerous historic building in the region of the Lower Rhine. For example castles, churches, mills and more.

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