Electoral Palace

Bonn, Germany

The Electoral Palace (Kurfürstliches Schloss) in Bonn is the former residential palace of the Prince-Electors of Cologne. Since 1818, it has been the University of Bonn's main building in the city center, home to the University administration and the faculty of humanities and theology.

The palace was built by Enrico Zuccalli for the prince-elector Joseph Clemens of Bavaria from 1697 to 1705. The Hofgarten, a large park in front of the main building, is a popular place for students to meet, study and relax. The Hofgarten was repeatedly a place for political demonstrations.

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Am Hof 1, Bonn, Germany
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Founded: 1697-1705
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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en.wikipedia.org

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Owusu Fordjour Aidoo (12 months ago)
A nice place
chans chachacan (13 months ago)
It's impressive from the outside but the university owns the place so you can not get in. And it's a shame, but you can visit in brühl Augustusburg Schloss and you would appreciate more the work of the constructors of the era. I went first to Augustusburg and then for the history of the schloss I decided to go to Bonn. But in Bonn everything is owned by the university.
Mohammed Abdelgadir (13 months ago)
Very beautiful building
gr8 abican (14 months ago)
I enjoyed this place with guided tour. Worth visit this historical spot.
বাউলা অন্তর (14 months ago)
Beautiful place.
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