A Day in Series: Bonn!

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Bonn is one of the most cultural city in the Germany where also the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven! This old capital of Germany is only 20 km away from Cologne and mostly preferred for large exhibitions. But it also offers fantastic beer gardens and lovely cafes. You can reach the city from Cologne-Bonn airport or by simply and traditionally by train. The city center is not very big so you can get to see the many places just by foot. So if you are around Bonn and only have a day, here is your guide!

Visit Beethoven's Birth House in Beethovenhaus

The world's one of the greatest composer was born in this cute town house in 1770 and today the house is used as a museum. In this museum you can find his letters, notes, paintings, instruments and even his hair. :D And don't forget to buy a souvenir from the gift shop!

Bonngasse 18, 53111 Bonn, Almanya

Explore the historical site of Bonn

To get a little bit insight of the city, you have to check the Münsterplatz where the famous Münster Basilica stands gracefully. This gothic church is open from 7 am till 7 pm and it is in the city center. Inside the church, a very nice smell welcome you because of the centuries of incense burning!

On the same square where the church stands, you can also take a picture with the Beethoven Monument!

Münster Basilica- Das Bonner Münster
Münster Basilica- Das Bonner Münster
Gerhard-von-Are-Straße, 53111 Bonn, Almanya

And of course the Museums!

If you are interested in German history after 1945, you should check Haus der Geschichte. exhibitions are in German but you can get an English booklet or a guided tour for a few euros. Don't forget that the museum is not open on Mondays. You can tour the museum Tuesday-Friday from 9 am till 6 pm and on weekend 10 am till 7 pm.

If you are interested science and technology, you have to check out the Deutsches Museum in Bonn. There are so many exhibits that shows the researches that won the Nobel Prize!

You can also enjoy the great fests that hold every year!

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Alara Benlier

Alara Benlier

My name is Alara Benlier, I am Turkish but currently living in Germany! I share my experiences in Germany, Turkey and the Netherlands!

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