Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #16 in Bonn, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 3.6 km
Ascend 72 m
Descend 138 m

Experience Bonn in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in BonnIndividual Sights in Bonn

Sight 1: Stella Rheni

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The Villa von der Heydt in the Bonn district of Alt-Godesberg is located on the Wacholderhöhe at Elisabethstraße 18. The residence of the von der Heydt family, built at the end of the 19th century as a summer residence, was sold in 1927 to the Jesuit order, which built a private school with boarding school – the Aloisius College – in the spacious park. The villa, including the historic outbuildings and park, has been a listed building since 2006. The Stella Rheni has been used as an event venue since 2016.

Wikipedia: Villa von der Heydt (Bad Godesberg) (DE)

578 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Bismarckturm Bad Godesberg

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The Bismarck Tower in Bad Godesberg was built as the third Bismarck Tower on the territory of today's city of Bonn. The still existing Bismarck Column in the Rheinaue in Bonn-Gronau had already been completed in 1901, and the wooden Bismarck Tower on the Venusberg in Bonn-Kessenich had already been inaugurated in 1894; the wooden tower had to be demolished in 1912 and was not rebuilt later. The Godesberg Bismarck Tower is located on the Wacholderhöhe on Elisabethstraße in the district of Alt-Godesberg. The tower is a listed building, and was registered in 1988 with the remark that the building had been clearly influenced by the Art Nouveau architecture of Henry van de Velde.

Wikipedia: Bismarckturm (Bad Godesberg) (DE)

686 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 3: Rigal'sche Kapelle

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Rigal'sche Kapelle

The Rigal'sche Kapelle is a Protestant chapel in the centre of Bad Godesberg, a district of Bonn. It is located on the corner of Kurfürstenallee and Friedrich-Ebert-Straße opposite the so-called "Rigal'sche Wiese" immediately north of the former Chinese embassy. It is used by the Protestant St. John's parish in Bad Godesberg, the Protestant francophone parish and the West Regional Convent of the St. John's Brotherhood and, since July 2017, by the "Gebetshaus Bonn" initiative.

Wikipedia: Rigal’sche Kapelle (DE)

132 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Schloss Rigal

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Rigal Castle is a palais-like villa in the centre of Bad Godesberg, a district of Bonn, built in 1849. It is located on Kurfürstenallee opposite the so-called "Rigal'sche Wiese". From 1982 to 1984, Rigal Castle was included in the newly built building complex of the Chinese Embassy and was the residence of the Chinese Ambassador until 1999; it is still used by the People's Republic of China today.

Wikipedia: Schloss Rigal (DE)

1774 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 5: Villa Cappell

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The Heisterbachstraße 39 building is a villa in Rüngsdorf, a district of the Bonn district of Bad Godesberg, which was built in 1904/05. It is located above the banks of the Rhine (from Sandt bank) at the end of Heisterbachstrasse. The villa was a residence of the British ambassador in the Federal Republic of Germany until the end of the 1990s and is a monument protection as a monument.

Wikipedia: Heisterbachstraße 39 (Bonn) (DE)

457 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: Marienkapelle

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The Marienkapelle in Rüngsdorf, a district of the Bonn district of Bad Godesberg, belongs to the Catholic parish of St. Andreas and Evergislus – Rheinviertel in the deanery of Bonn-Bad Godesberg of the Archdiocese of Cologne. The building has been a listed building since 1986.

Wikipedia: Marienkapelle (Rüngsdorf) (DE)


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