Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #8 in Bonn, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 5.8 km
Ascend 88 m
Descend 96 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: Schumannhaus und Schumann-Grabmal

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The Schumannhaus Bonn is the house where the German composer Robert Schumann died in the Bonn district of Endenich. In the 19th century, it housed a private psychiatric hospital. Other prominent personalities were also treated in it, such as the painters Carl Gehrts, Mihály von Munkácsy and Alfred Rethel. Today, the house is a memorial and is used as a museum and music library of the city of Bonn. The Schumann House is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Schumannhaus Bonn (DE), Website

726 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 2: Mathematics Centre

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The building of the Rhineland Chamber of Agriculture in Bonn is a neo-baroque building that was used by the eponymous Chamber of Agriculture from 1915 to 2004. It is located at Endenicher Allee 60 in the Weststadt directly next to the Poppelsdorf sub-campus of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, whose mathematical institutes have used it since 2009. Since 1984, the building has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: Gebäude der Landwirtschaftskammer Rheinland (DE)

503 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Goldfuß-Museum

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The Goldfuß Museum is a paleontological collection in Bonn and, together with the Mineralogical Museum, part of the Institute of Geosciences at the University of Bonn. It is named after the founder of the museum, paleontologist Georg August Goldfuß.

Wikipedia: Goldfuß-Museum (DE)

510 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 4: Botanischer Garten

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The Botanische Gärten der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, also known as the Botanischer Garten Bonn, is a botanical garden and arboretum maintained by the University of Bonn. It is located at Meckenheimer Allee 171, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and open except Saturdays in the warmer months; admission is free on weekdays.

Wikipedia: Botanical Garden, Bonn (EN), Website

211 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Mineralogisches Museum

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Mineralogisches Museum Elke Wetzig Elya / CC BY-SA 3.0

The mineralogical museum of the University of Bonn is a mineral museum in the Poppelsdorfer Castle. It is connected to the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.

Wikipedia: Mineralogisches Museum der Universität Bonn (DE)

1049 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 6: Alte Sternwarte

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The Old Observatory in Bonn is a historic observatory from the 19th century. It is located in the Südstadt at Poppelsdorfer Allee 47. It was founded by Friedrich Wilhelm August Argelander. Both the main building and a stand-alone telescopic dome on the property ("refractorium") are listed as architectural monuments. In 2018, the Old Observatory was also included in the list of "Outstanding Astronomical Heritage" of the International Astronomical Union.

Wikipedia: Alte Sternwarte (Bonn) (DE)

2 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Volkssternwarte

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The Volkssternwarte Bonn is an astronomical observatory in Bonn, Germany. It is located on the grounds of the Old Observatory of the University of Bonn in the Südstadt.

Wikipedia: Volkssternwarte Bonn (DE), Website

477 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 8: Clara-Schumann-Gymnasium

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The Clara-Schumann-Gymnasium of the City of Bonn is a grammar school in Bonn's Südstadt in Loëstraße. The school is run by the city of Bonn. It is attended by around 1000 students.

Wikipedia: Clara-Schumann-Gymnasium (DE)

729 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 9: Kreuzkirche

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The Kreuzkirche is a Protestant church in Bonn, Germany. Since 1871 it has been the church of the Kreuzkirchengemeinde, which belongs to the Bonn church district of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland, and also the Protestant city church of Bonn. With a seating capacity of 1200 seats, it is the largest Protestant church in the Rhineland and the largest church in Bonn. The Kreuzkirche is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Kreuzkirche (Bonn) (DE), Website

227 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Hofgarten

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The Hofgarten is a park in Bonn, Germany. It belongs partly to the city centre, partly to the southern part of the city and borders in the northwest on the main building of the University of Bonn, the Electoral Palace. In the 18th century, the park was created as a garden for the residence of Elector Clemens August. Nowadays, Bonn's Hofgarten is a popular local recreation area, especially among students, due to its central location.

Wikipedia: Hofgarten (Bonn) (DE)

192 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Akademisches Kunstmuseum - Antikensammlung der Universität Bonn

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Akademisches Kunstmuseum - Antikensammlung der Universität Bonn

Akademisches Kunstmuseum is an art museum in Bonn, Germany. It is one of the oldest museums in Bonn and houses the antique collection of the University of Bonn with more than 2,700 plaster casts of antique statues and reliefs, and over 25,000 originals. It is located in a neoclassical building at the southern end of the Hofgarten, near the Electoral Palace. During the renovation of the historic building, the museum can currently be visited at Römerstraße 164 in 53117 Bonn.

Wikipedia: Akademisches Kunstmuseum (EN), Website

208 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Arithmeum

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The Arithmeum is a mathematics museum owned by the Forschungsinstitut für Diskrete Mathematik at the University of Bonn.

Wikipedia: Arithmeum (EN), Website

679 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 13: Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus

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The Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus in the Bonn district of Südstadt was built for the poet Ernst Moritz Arndt.

Wikipedia: Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus (EN)

335 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: Sankt Cyprian

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St. Cyprian is the parish church of the Old Catholic parish in Bonn. It is located on Adenauerallee in the southern part of the city near the banks of the Rhine.

Wikipedia: St. Cyprian (Bonn) (DE), Website


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