Beethoven Monument, Bonn

Beethoven Monument, Bonn

The Beethoven Monument is the most popular and important monument of Ludwig van Beethoven in Bonn. The monument was open to the public in August, 1845, when the city ceebrated the grand musician's seventy-fifth anniversary. The idea of creating a monument for Beethoven belonged to Franz Liszt, another famed musician. He contributed financially to the development of the landmark and composed the "Cantata for the inauguration of the Beethoven Monument". The bronze monument was the creation of Ernst Julius Hähnel, a talented sculptor. The base on which the Beethoven monument is situated is decorated with four symbols representing instrumental, opera, spiritual and symphonic music.

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Sight Name: Beethoven Monument
Sight Location: Bonn, Germany (See walking tours in Bonn)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Bonn, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Bonn

Create Your Own Walk in Bonn

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bonn is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Bonn Introduction Walking Tour

Bonn Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Historical Churches

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 Km or 1.9 Miles
Bad Godesberg Walking Tour

Bad Godesberg Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
Bonn Art Galleries Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Bonn Museums Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 Km or 2.7 Miles