- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... more than 1,000 years ago. Bonn was granted a full municipal charter in 1243 and in the 16th century the electors and archbishops of Cologne chose Bonn as their capital and city of residence. Their magnificent palaces and buildings still bring baroque splendour to the city. During the period of German separation following WWII Bonn was made provisional capital city from 1949 to 1990 and the seat of the German federal government up until 1999. Bonn ...
... mighty river until I boarded the train for Koblenz. The Cathedral seats the Archbishop and was founded in the first century AD. It was the Roman Capital of Germania. There is much information to indicate that it is considered the cultural capital of the Rhineland.During the war it had the daylights bombed out of it.
And remember........."Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." Gustave Flaubert
... of the Roman Theban Legion, who were executed in the church for refusing to obey the orders of the Emperor Maximianus Hericlius, to kill Christians. Following on from the Bonn Minster we briefly detoured to see the sprawling expanse of the Bonn Central Railway station, the Hauptbanhof, which was surprisingly communist in its architecture, before retracing our steps back along the ancient Roman road which ran from Cologne to Mainz, the ...
... in. Next up was a museum. Well a museum of sorts. See we learned that Bonn is actually the birthplace of my favorite gummy bear brand: Haribo! The "b" and the "o" signify Bonn. So Julia said we had to go see the Haribo store and we were all too willing. Together with Herbert and Julia we saw aisles and aisles of sugar gummies in all types and colors. Even found that 2lb bag of gummy bears that's hard to find in the states. If you've looked it up on amazon purely for the reviews ...
... find it to be a bit more challenging to find my way around. It seems there are more streets that run at varying angles and many only exist for a couple of blocks or so. So I would need to spend more time here and really concentrate to feel at ease in going from place to place without a map.
Tomorrow afternoon I will board a train for my departure from Germany. I will overnight in Brussels before taking the next step for my return home. ...