Beethoven was born in a small room at the back of this house in 1770. The front part, at that time, was a pub called Im Mohren, which is why that is written across the front of the building.
Bonn's most imposing church is also one of Germany's oldest. It was originally dedicated to St. Cassius and St. Florentius, two soldiers in the Theben legion, legendary soldiers of Rome who martyred... more
This amazing concrete sculpture is the work of Klaus Kammerichs and was unveiled in 1986.
The sculpture is called Beethon and from a distance appears to be Beethovens face but the light casts artistic... more
These two buildings share one garden where rise different plants and flowers. In the castle take place classical concerts from time to time and is one of the most beautiful buildings in Bonn. A long... more
For anyone who has lived in Germany for the past several decades, this House of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany brings back lots of personal memories. For instance this water truck,... more
We spend about two hours on a rainy Sunday in this educative museum.
It's full with stuffed animals placed in their habitats.
Many interactive things for children, all in German however.
Much of medieval Bonn is long gone, but one part that still stands in the Sterntor, a gate from the 13th century city walls. But even this is a bit faked: it's the original design and bricks alright,... more
The composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1857) was born in Bonn and lived here for the first twenty-two years of his life, until he moved to Vienna.
This Beethoven sculpture by Klaus Kammerichs is on...