Discover a modern, lively and cosmopolitan city with a history of over 2.000 years. Beethoven’s native city is situated on the banks of the Rhine and surrounded by lovely nature. The attractive historic centre with its extensive pedestrian precinct is a tempting place for a pleasant stroll, and about 30 museums and numerous sports and music events offer entertainment and variation. Experience the many facets of a city characterised by the savoir vivre and hospitality of the Rhineland!
The works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Germany's greatest composer, are played throughout the world. At the tender age of 12 he was already creating sonatas.
An impressive cultural centre has sprung up at the heart of the city, with institutions such as the Bonn Art Museum and the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Bonn's theatres have staged many internationally acclaimed productions and attract a highly discerning audience. Variety entertainment and cabaret are also very popular.