Stop of the Beethoven Guided Tour in front of the Beethoven House
A walk with 13 stops familiarizes you with key situations of Beethoven’s childhood and youth in Bonn. It was developed by a working group around the society "Citizens for Beethoven” and co-sponsored by Glasfachschule Rheinbach, City Parkraum GmbH and Stadtwerke Bonn.
The stops include Beethoven’s home at Bonngasse 20 with its Chamber Music Hall, Haus zum Mohren (House named "The Moor”), Saint Remigius Parish Church in Brüdergasse, the house at Rheingasse 24, the University Main Building (Lecture Hall 17) Schlosskirche (Palace Church), Zehrgarten/Markt (at the Old Town Hall), the Minster Church, (the former Minster School), the Beethoven Monument in the Münsterplatz, Kaufhof Department Store (former Breuning-House), the Beethoven Concert Hall, the Beethon Monument (a play on words of Beethoven and Beton = concrete), the tomb of Beethoven’s mother in the Old Cemetery (Alter Friedhof), the ancient ball room La Redoute and the Lippe Palais.
Information folders about this guided tour about young Beethoven in Bonn are available at the office of Bonn Information. They are also available for download as PDF in German, English, Japanese and Korean.
Last update: March 10, 2015