Münsterplatz (Muster Square), Bonn

Münsterplatz (Muster Square), Bonn

From the Middle Ages until today, Munster Square in the center of Bonn, has been a lively place. It is easily reached from the main station by way of Post Street (Poststrasse). It is one of the largest three squares in Bonn. The other two are Peach Square (Friedensplatz) and Bonn Market Square (Marktplatz).

Munster Square is famous for its spectacular Bonn Christmas Market. On the northwest side of the square is the Old Post Office dating from 1753. Standing in front of its yellow facade is the monumental statue of Beethoven, erected in 1845. The 13th century high-spired Bonner Minster Church dominates one side of the squar.

Department stores, the long established Milchpavilion Milk Pavilion (Milchpavilion), the time-honored pub named "Chicken" (Hahnchen), shops and cafes line the square. Besides the Christmas Market, the Munster Square hosts various festivals, craft shows, fairs and rallies. There is a tourist information office close to the Old Post Office.

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Sight Name: Münsterplatz (Muster Square)
Sight Location: Bonn, Germany (See walking tours in Bonn)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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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.
Beethoven Trail

Beethoven Trail

One of the most recognized music geniuses, whose works remain mainstays of the classical music repertoire around the world, Ludwig van Beethoven saw the light of day in Bonn in 1770. Needless to say that the legacy of the city’s most famous resident is highly respected and honored today. Indeed, Beethoven's presence is still very much felt throughout Bonn, encountering visitors in many...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Bad Godesberg Walking Tour

Bad Godesberg Walking Tour

Bad Godesberg is the second largest district of Bonn, very popular among tourists due to its numerous landmarks and attractions. Bad Godesberg is always a fun and welcoming place to visit. Take this self-guided walking tour to comprehend and admire Bad Godesberg's art, history, culture and progress.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Bonn Introduction Walking Tour

Bonn Introduction Walking Tour

In 12 BC or thereabouts, the Roman army established in the Rhine valley, a large military encampment called "Castra Bonnensis." Literally "Fort Bonn." Built of wood at first and then replaced by stone, the fort lasted well into the 5th century AD.

The old fort materials were used to build Bonn's 13th century walls. The medieval city formed around the Romanesque church...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles