The Marktplatz is more or less the heart of the city. Visually, it is ruled by the magnificent Rathaus, which was built under ... More
The Marktplatz is more or less the heart of the city. Visually, it is ruled by the magnificent Rathaus, which was built under the Elector Clemens August. The foundation stone was laid in 1737. The building was constructed by court builder Michel Leveilly, who also built the Koblenz Gate. In 1944, the Town Hall was almost completely destroyed by an air raid, but was rebuilt with only a few minor changes in 1949-50. The wonderful double outside flight of steps has been the scene for many historical events. The professor and revolutionary Gottfried Kinkel gave a captivating talk and waved the national flag to Bonn citizens here on March 20, 1848.
Ludwig von Beethoven was born here in 1770; not in the impressive part facing the street, but in the much
simpler part at the back. The house was acquired by 12 wealthy residents in 1889 and converted into a ...
Although it can't compete with the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, the Greenwich Promenade in Alt Tegel is a pleasant
place to relax and get away from the stress of city life. Stretching along the shores of Lake Tegeler ...
Built in 1573, the Town Hall still looks much the same as the day it was erected. Situated on Marktplatz,
in the heart of the old town , the building is part of a larger complex which includes the ...