travel42 Port Guide: Bonn

Bonn travel42 Port of Call Guide

A few ministries remain in Bonn, Germany, but now that parliament and most of the government have moved to Berlin, the city has become a much quieter place. Some people would argue that it's always been quiet.

But Bonn, 106 mi/170 km northwest of Frankfurt, still attracts travelers interested in visiting the city where Beethoven was born (the Beethoven Haus is in Bonngasse) and in attending top-quality productions at its Chamber Music Hall. Sudstadt, a nice quarter built in the Grunderzeit (l...

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