Bonn Cultural Tour, Bonn

Bonn is an amazing city with rich history and culture. With a wide selection of museums, theaters, operas and libraries, Bonn is guaranteed to satisfy even the most demanding tastes. Take this walking tour to explore the cultural life of Beethoven's hometown.
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Bonn Cultural Tour Map

Guide Name: Bonn Cultural Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Bonn (See other walking tours in Bonn)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km
Author: damon

1) Beethovenhalle

The Beethovenhalle is a concert hall in Bonn. It is the third hall in that city to bear the name of Bonn-born composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The first Beethovenhalle was built in 1845 during the inauguration of the Beethoven Monument, located in the Münsterplatz, the second hall was built in 1870 for centennial celebration of Beethoven's birth. Construction began anew on the hall after its destruction during Second World War. The third Beethovenhalle was designed and built under the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Bonn Opera

2) Bonn Opera

The opera house is located in the city center, next to the Kennedy Bridge on the site of the former Rhine district. The building is used as an opera house and a choreographic theater. In 1965 the new building was inaugurated on the banks of the Rhine. The Opera House can accommodate approximately 1037 visitors. The buildings are made of reinforced concrete and are parallel to the river Rhine. The metal plates on the outer walls are arranged in a fashion resembling fish...   view more
Euro Theater Central Bonn

3) Euro Theater Central Bonn

The theater that had emerged in the postwar period was founded by Claus Marteau and is truly a work of art. It is certainly one of the oldest theaters operated in the country. Nowadays, the theater is a place for personal encounter and intercultural exchange. Tolerance and cultural exchange influence the program of this small but very creative theater. The spectators may be surprised at what a small, 38 square meter stage can do. The mobile technology makes it possible: whether longitudinal,...   view more
Contra-Kreis Theater

4) Contra-Kreis Theater

The Contra-Kreis Theater is the oldest private theater in Bonn - it was dedicated on May 20, 1950. Situated in the heart of the city, the theater nevertheless guarantees a very intimate atmosphere. It is here that many young actors made their first appearance on stage. Bonn citizens love the Contra-Kreis, as it has made numerous first performances famous nationwide. Television recordings and live broadcasts have also helped to underpin the reputation of the theater as an integral part of the...   view more
Rheinisches Landesmuseum

5) Rheinisches Landesmuseum (must see)

The Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, or LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, is a museum in Bonn, run by the Rhineland Landscape Association. It is one of the oldest museums in the country. The museum has a number of notable ancient busts and figures dating back to Roman times.

An early forerunner, the "Museum of Antiquities" (Museum Rheinisch-Westfälischer Alterthümer), was founded in 1820 by decree of the Prussian state chancellor Karl August von Hardenberg. A more direct ancestor, the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Schumann House

6) Schumann House

The Schumann House, located in the Bonn Endenich district, is a museum dedicated to the German composer Robert Schumann. Initially it housed a private psychiatric clinic. Today there is a memorial, a museum and a music library in the city of Bonn. The Schumann House was built around 1790 in Neoclassical style, as a country house for Mayor Matthias Joseph Kaufmann. The house also serves as an urban music library and houses an inventory of approximately 46,000 books, music sheets and recordings....   view more

7) Harmonie

The Harmonie (Hall of the Harmony), separated from the restaurant and pub, is a universal place. In addition to concerts and cabaret performances, the hall is also available for celebrations such as birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, club meetings and parties. A festively decorated table and a cozy bistro seating or cocktail tables can provide the appropriate atmosphere. The friendly staff will offer visitors a large assortment of drinks and culinary delights. The hall is divided into two areas...   view more
House of the Jumping Mouse

8) House of the Jumping Mouse

The House of the Jumping Mouse (Haus der Springmaus) is one of the most famous cabaret houses in Germany, entertaining over 65,000 visitors a year. In the stylishly renovated dance hall where past and present are connected, the theater offers the public top-quality programs every evening: cabaret, improvisation, comedy, music, chanson and A Capella - in short, a wide range of first class entertainment culture in all its...   view more

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.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

If you visit Bonn, get ready to be impressed by the splendid architecture and grand sculptures reflecting the history and exclusive style of the city. All the presented landmarks, important elements of the cultural or the political history of Bonn, are priceess architectural treasures. Take the present guided tour in order to admire the most significant landmarks of the city.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Bonn Museums Tour

Bonn Museums Tour

The city of Bonn is famous for its marvelous museums, both in Germany and worldwide. It is the birthplace of the great Beethoven, his house now serving as a museum. The A. Koenig's Natural History Museum is also based in Bonn, as well as the Mathematics Museum (The Arithmeum), the Egyptian Museum and the Bonn Women's Museum. Take this walking tour to learn more about the city's past and visit some of the finest exhibitions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Bonn Art Galleries Tour

Bonn Art Galleries Tour

Bonn is known as the birthplace of Beethoven and also prides itself on its famous Museum Mile, but it is also home to various art galleries. Don't hesitate to take this tour and find out more about the finest galleries in the city and explore the variety of featured artworks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Bonn Places of Worship

Bonn Places of Worship

The city of Bonn is home to numerous religious confessions which co-exist in the spirit of tolerance and peace. It is also the home of various places of worship such as ancient churches, cathedrals, chapels and basilicas. Take this tour to discover the exceptional architectural design and style of the finest churches that Bonn has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
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. By following the present guided tour you will have the chance to comprehend and admire Bad Godesberg's art, history, culture and progress. Bad Godesberg is always a fun and welcoming place to visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
Bonn Shopping Tour

Bonn Shopping Tour

Bonn is a wonderful city to visit on a shopping tour. The diversity and multitude of shops is absolutely amazing, allowing you to spoil yourself with a delicious chocolate, or a qualitative cigar and select special gifts for relatives, friends and acquaintances waiting back home. Take the present self-guided tour and you will experience an exciting and colourful shopping trip which will remain in your memory for a long time.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km