Bonn

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a city in western Germany on the Rhine River

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Day 10: Mainz - Cologne Our final day of cruising takes us past the fabled Lorelei Rock at Koblenz, the foot of the Seven Mountains and Bonn, the former capital of West Germany. On arrival in Cologne you can join our Rhineland Palaces excursion, which takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Augustusburg Castle and Falkenlust Castle at Brhl.
BONN: Officials from around the world signed a document establishing the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Monday at a conference in Bonn, the former capital of West Germany.
The "Cologne effect" of the '80s may have had less to do with artistic innovation than with marketing, packaging, and attitude, but its result was spectacular: The modest-size city on the Rhine emerged not only as the art capital of West Germany but as the most important center for contemporary art outside New York.
In 1999 Germany's government completed the move from Bonn, the postwar capital of West Germany, back to Berlin.
The ship called in at beautiful Bonn, the birthplace of Beethoven and the old capital of West Germany. Well worth a visit is the Beethoven museum in the house where the composer was born.