Bonn City Guide
Bonn is one of the largest cities in North Rhine-Westphalia and is situated near Cologne in the South of the land at the river Rhine.
The city’s history of 2,000 years is reflected in many sights that invite for a stay in one of the city hotels.
Especially Bonn’s past as being federal capital is still omnipresent. The Museum of the History of the Federal Republic of Germany is an excellent historical museum, which vividly describes Germany’s history from World War II on. Adjacent to the museum you will find the former government district, which will be an interesting destination for everyone planning to stay at a hotel in Bonn.
The city honours one of its most famous residents with the Beethoven Museum, arranged in the great composer’s birth house.
On the banks of the river Rhine you will find the Beethoven Hall that is used for concerts as well as for conferences.
Bonn’s opera house is located south of the Kennedy Bridge.
We recommend you to visit the triangularly-shaped marketplace containing the town hall with its fabulous Rococo stairs and the nearby church Regiuskirche.
With various nice hotels in the city centre, these sights are easily accessible.
There still reside 6 federal ministries, having their headquarters in Bonn, and 16 organisations of the United Nations.
Bonn is proud to be home of one of Germany’s largest conference centres, the World Conference Centre Bonn, which is located in the former Bundestag building.
The airport Bonn/Cologne is situated 15 km / 33 miles north of the city and can easily be reached via the autobahn A59, by train or by an express bus.
Bonn also has excellent train connections and is situated at the following autobahns: A59, A555, A562, and A565. A notable inland harbour is situated in Bonn.
In close proximity to the airport Bonn/Cologne you will find numerous large hotel chains, which are mainly interesting for business travellers.
These hotels in Bonn are perfectly suitable for meetings and conferences.
There are certainly also quite a few hotels in accosting atmosphere near the central station.