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Private City Tour In Bonn, The Beethoven City On The Rhine

Sunday, 31 Oct 2021 Past Event
Private city tour in Bonn, the Beethoven city on the Rhine
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Stop At: Altes Rathaus, Marktplatz, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

We meet in Bonn in front of the historic town hall on the market square of the former capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. This impressive building in a central location is a wonderful testimony to the Rococo and witness to numerous historical events of worldwide importance. Famous personalities such as John F. Kennedy, Charles de Gaulle and Mikhail Gorbachev spoke here. At this point, your tour guide will show you numerous exciting and fascinating details from the outside, which you will certainly overlook at first glance and not so easily discovered. At this historic site, you will immerse yourself in the past centuries, from the time when the market square and the old town hall were built until recently. Learn numerous stories about this central square in Bonn, where in addition to market trading, witch burnings, executions and book burnings took place. Let yourself be surprised and fascinated ...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Remigius Kirche, Brudergasse, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Founded as a Franciscan order as early as the 13th century, this Gothic church is the place where the world-famous Ludwig van Beethoven always played the organ early in the morning.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Alter Zoll, Brassertufer, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Erected in 1644, this bastion is a place of the former Bonn city fortifications below the Bonn court garden of the former electoral palace. From here, our tour offers a wonderful panoramic view over the river Rhine to the Siebengebirge (mountains of the Middle Rhine). Wolfgang von Goethe raved about this.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bonn Egyptian Museum, Regina-Pacis-Weg 7, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

At this point we look at the east wing of the former electoral palace. This is where the Egyptian Museum is located today, which houses impressive collections. In addition, the so-called Koblenz Gate from the 18th century can be admired. Here we discover numerous exciting details such as inscriptions, representations of angels, dragons and other fascinating representations on our tour of discovery. Your tour guide will show you a number of interesting places and monuments that are easy to miss and explain what they mean ...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: An der Schlosskirche 4, 53113 Bonn, Germany, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

Here you will learn exciting stories by looking at the south-east tower of the former Electoral Palace. It is an important place where the world-famous Ludwig van Beethoven worked for the Cologne electors at a very young age. We explore the area together and learn surprising details about Beethoven, his mentor at the time and the elector. Among other things, we will discover the student fountain, which will give you an impression of student life in the 19th century ...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bonner Munster, Gangolfstr. 14 Gangolfstraße 14, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

The origins of the cathedral basilica go back to the 11th century. Bonn Minster will be refurbished by the end of 2020 and is therefore only accessible from the outside. This Romanesque collegiate church stands on the spot where the ancient Romans had previously operated an old place of worship for their dead. At this point we learn interesting information, for example for which world-famous church the Bonn Minster served as a model and to whom this is due ...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Beethoven-Denkmal, Munsterplatz, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

This imposing monument to the internationally renowned master of music was inaugurated here on his 75th birthday. Guests were internationally famous people such as the then Queen of England Queen Victoria or the Prussian King Wilhelm IV. This was followed by a three-day music festival.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sterntor, Bottlerplatz, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany

The origins of the Sterntor go back to the 13th century and are evidence of the medieval city fortifications of Bonn.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Remigiusplatz, Remigiuspl., 53111 Bonn, Germany

An important sacred building stood here until 1800, which, among other things, housed the baptism of world star Ludwig van Beethoven until lightning struck and changed everything that was there before.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Bonngasse 20, 53111 Bonn, Germany

The house where Ludwig van Beethoven was born is the center for all testimonies and research relating to musical genius. Your tour guide will show you the peculiarities of the magnificent outer facade and you will discover a number of fascinating details about the birthplace and the neighboring houses. In the face of these central sites, you will learn many exciting backgrounds about significant events and people in connection with Ludwig van Beethoven ...

Duration: 10 minutes
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