Bonn is a lively German city and this comes as a gift to its residents as well as visitors. The city has over 30,000 students that add to the young vibe. Its history can be traced back some 200 years ago. There are very many travel options available in the city, most of which are very affordable. Other exciting attractions include outdoor concerts, old quarter, market square, seasonal exhibitions and so on. More events can be found from the ‘Bonner Illustrierte’ and the ‘De Schnuss’ magazines that specialize in listing latest events in the city. There are also many U.N offices in the city.
For visitors, it is advisable to start your visit at the Bonn tourist offices. Here you well get the Bonn Regio Welcome Card at a very small price, which allows one to use public transportation services in the city completely free of charge. There are also leaflets and guides as well for tourists’ use. The Tourist information office can be reached on the following address; Windeckstrasse1 / am Münsterplatz, Bonn, 53111, Germany, DE, or on Tel No: +49 02 28 77 5000. The address of the Bonn Tourism and Congress Centre’s (Tourismus and Congress GmbH Region Bonn) is Adenauerallee 131, Bonn, 53113, Germany, DE, and its Tel contact is +49 02 2 28 910 410.
The main currency in Bonn since 1990 is the westerly Deutsche Mark. However, since Germany is an EU member, the Euro is also accepted and widely used here as well. There are lots of ATMs for withdrawal of money. Visitors can also pay for commodities and services using their credit cards.
German is the widely spoken language in Bonn city and the whole of Germany as well. Some essential German phrases can be of help top visitors.
Nein – No.
Enstschuldigung! – Sorry!
Ich Verstehe nicht – I don’t understand.
Wer? – Who?
Sicher – Of Course
Was? – What?