Several noble family mansions have preserved in Bonn till our days. Tourists should definitely visit Beethoven House Museum. The great composer was born in this house and spent most of his life there. The basis of the museum’s collection is made up by research papers and personal belongings of the composer. You will also find works of contemporaries dedicated to Beethoven works. Hammerschmidt Villa is an interesting architectural object. This is a beautiful building in the neoclassical style, which was built in the 19th century. The house was built for one of large traders of the city, but soon it was bought by Rudolf Hammerschmidt, whose name was used in the name of the mansion. After the end of the Second World War the building became the main residence of the President of Germany. The villa reserves this honorable status till these days.
Schaumburg Palace, the building of which was completed in 1859, is a no less famous landmark of Bonn. Right after the building of the palace a beautiful large garden was laid next to it. Even nowadays the garden remains a favorite place of rest among both residents and travelers. Among the religious attractions of the city we simply cannot fail to mention Church of Jesus Christ, which is located near the university. The cathedral is notable not only because of its unique architecture, but also because of a notable historic fact – in this church often played the organ young Beethoven. The church is open to the public every day and everyone can enter its beautiful and spacious halls.
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