The Best Things To Do in Bonn

Located on the banks of the River Rhine, Bonn is an easy and relaxed city in Germany, best known as the actual birthplace of world-famous composer Beethoven. Bonn in recent times has become one of the most attractive cultural destinations boasting impressive sights, historic structures, magnificent architecture, museums, galleries, sports events, music concerts and festivals.

The modern and lively cosmopolitan has a history of well over 2000 years. With such a vast lifespan, the city has an infinite number of sights, attractions and activities to participate in and one of the best ways to explore the city is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Bonn, which include historic sites like Old Town Hall, Kreuzbergkirche Church, Bonner Münster Basilica, Poppelsdorfer Schloss and Botanical Gardens, Doppelkirche and Kottenforst. The historic city tells the tales of its past through the many museums and art galleries showcasing artefacts and artworks with cultural significance like Beethoven-Haus, Ägyptisches Museum, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Deutsches Museum and Haus der Geschichte. Other top attractions in Bonn include the several annual festivals like Karneval, Beethovenfest, Christmas Market, Pützchens Markt and music theatres like Oper Bonn, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Bonner Kammerchor and many cinemas showing dubbed German versions of international films. Bonn has a cosy, relaxed atmosphere of a small town, which makes exploring this city a unique experience and Bonn is definitely a destination that should be on the list of all travellers.

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    44 Tourist Attractions in Bonn

    Must see places in Bonn ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Bonn and point of interests to visit.

  • Beethoven-Haus Museum

    #1 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Beethoven-Haus Museum

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Memorial, Tourist Center

    Address: Bonngasse 24-26, 53111 Bonn, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Bonn is the birthplace of music legend, Ludwig van Beethoven. It attracts thousands of tourists everywhere to the city to connect to his musical brilliance. Serving as a memorial site, the Beetho...Read more

  • Haus Der Geschichte

    #2 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Haus Der Geschichte

    Tags: Museum, Tourist Center, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Willy-Brandt-Allee 14, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Bonn is home to the contemporary history of Neo-Prussian regime. Located along the Museum Mile, the Haus der Geschichteis a popular tourist attraction close to the subway station. It is decorated with...Read more

  • Kunst- Und Ausstellungshalle Der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

    #3 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Kunst- Und Ausstellungshalle Der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4, 53113 Bonn, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Bonn has become synonymous with intellectual integrity and cultural heritage owing to its museums. Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland or Bundeskunsthalle is one of the st...Read more

  • Freizeitpark Rheinaue

    #4 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Freizeitpark Rheinaue

    Tags: Outdoors, Park, Landmark, Tourist Center

    Address: Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 20, 53175 Bonn, Germany

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 08:45 pm Details

    The FreizeitparkRheinaue located on the bank of River Rhine is a fascinating place to paddle around with the kids and friends. Rated as a cool picnic spot by the locals, the Leisure Park also attracts...Read more

  • Botanische Garten Der Friedrich-wilhelms-universitat Bonn

    #5 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Botanische Garten Der Friedrich-wilhelms-universitat Bonn

    Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Nature

    Address: Botanischen Garten Bonn, MeckenheimerAllee/PoppeldorferAllee, 170, D-53115, Bonn, West, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The BotanischeGärten der Universität Bonn is one of the oldest gardens in North Alps. It is spread lavishly across the Clemensruh Palace (PoppelsdorferSchloss) covering 6.5 hectares of land....Read more

  • Kunstmuseum Bonn

    #6 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Kunstmuseum Bonn

    Tags: Art Museum, Tourist Center, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2, 53113 Bonn, Germany

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Bonn is often regarded as the ‘Exhibition City’ and the Kunstmuseum Bonn is a testimony to the tag. Founded in 1947, the modern art museum exhibits permanent as well as temporary collectio...Read more

  • Fiddlers Irish Pub

    #7 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Fiddlers Irish Pub

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Pubs

    Address: Fiddler’s Irish Pub, 9 Frongasse, 53121 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Timings: 05:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Bonn is frequented by business professionals, foreign students and research scholars. The Fiddler’s Irish Pub is the top spot for a friendly banter in the evening with beer and snacks. Known for...Read more

  • Altes Rathaus

    #8 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Altes Rathaus

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: Markt 2, 53111 Bonn, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Altes Rathaus is the central landmark of Bonn frequented by tourists and aficionados of antiquated collections.  It is the official residence of the Mayor.  Located on the three-cornered mar...Read more

  • Frauenmuseum Bonn

    #9 of 44 Things To Do in Bonn
    Frauenmuseum Bonn

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Children Museum, Exhibition

    Address: Im Krausfeld 10, 53111 Bonn, Germany

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    The Frauenmuseum Bonn is a symbol of openness harboured by the people of Rhine. It is an exclusive women’s museum and definitely the first in the world. Founded in 1981 by Marianne Pitzen, the m...Read more

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  • Doppelkirche Schwarzrheindorf

    Dixstraße 41

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Poppelsdorfer Schloss

    Meckenheimer Allee 171

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Beethoven House

    Bonngasse 20

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Koblenzer Tor

    Adenauerallee 19

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Universität mit Hofgarten und Koblenzer Tor

    Am Hof 1d

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Münsterbasilika

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Josef Hecker

    Auf dem Dransdorfer Berg 60

  • Dottendorfer Jugendkreuz

  • Altenahrer Eck

  • Großer Ölberg

  • Katzley

  • Forstbetriebsbezirk Berg

    Berg 13

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  • Katzenlochbachtal

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  • Otto-Maigler-See

    Mühlenweg 10

  • Sieglarer See

  • Adenauer Weiher

  • Wözl's Wassertreter

  • Schwanenteich

  • Berggeistsee

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  • Kurfürstenquelle

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  • Deutsches Museum Bonn

    Ahrstraße 45

  • Kunstmuseum Bonn

    Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2

  • Bonner Kunstverein

    Hochstadenring 22

  • Museum Koenig

    Adenauerallee 160

  • Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus

    Adenauerallee 79

  • Akademisches Kunstmuseum

    Am Hofgarten 21

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  • PWS Spielhallenbetrieb GmbH

    Wenzelgasse 33

    Amusement Parks
  • Angelpark Witterschlick

    Schmale Allee 30

    Amusement Parks
  • Phantasialand

    Berggeiststraße 31-41

    Landmarks Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Silly Billy Entertainment GmbH

    Ottostraße 14

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Angel-Oase

    Köhlershohner Straße 1

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Mystery Castle

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
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  • Bierhaus Machold

    Heerstraße 52

    International Bars
  • Fiddlers

    Frongasse 9

    Restaurants Bars
  • Limes

    Theaterstraße 2

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants
  • Arco

    Sterntorbrücke 2

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Maya

    Breite Straße 72

    Mexican Bars
  • Boogaloo

    Roonstraße 19

    Bars Restaurants
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  • Merkur Spielothek Spielautomatenaufsteller

    Kölnstraße 3

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Royal GmbH

    Alte Bahnhofstraße 11

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spiel-in

    Kasernenstraße 26

    Casinos and Gaming
  • City Spiele Godesberg

    Alte Bahnhofstraße 24

    Casinos and Gaming
  • August Solf

    Florentiusgraben 54

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spiel-In Casino GmbH

    Hohe Straße 68

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Kottenforst

    Reichsstraße 67

    Natural Parks
  • Schloss Türnich

    Schloss Türnich 1

    Natural Parks
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