A few ministries remain in Bonn, Germany, but now that parliament and most of the government have moved to Berlin, the city has become a much quieter place. Some people would argue that it's always been quiet.
But Bonn, 106 mi/170 km northwest of Frankfurt, still attracts travelers interested in visiting the city where Beethoven was born (the Beethoven Haus is in Bonngasse) and in attending top-quality productions at its Chamber Music Hall. Sudstadt, a nice quarter built in the Grunderzeit (l... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.