Bonn Münster Bonn, Germany 11th-13th centuries
Bonn's towering Romanesque basilica stands over an ancient shrine to the martyrs Cassius and Florentius.
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- Bonn MünsterBonn BasilicaBonn Cathedral (incorrectly)Bonn MinsterCollegiate Church of St. Cassius and St. FlorentiusSt. Martin's Basilica
- 50.733495° N, 7.099721° E
- Gerhard-von-Are-Straße 553111
- 0228 985 8810
Overviewby Holly Hayes
October 16, 2011
Bonn's MÃ¼nster stands in the center of the city on the MÃ¼nsterplatz and Martinsplatz, just a short walk from the train station. It has five towers in all: square flanking towers on the east end, a round central tower 315 feet (96m) high, and two slender turrets on the west end. All are topped with spires. The plain west end is one of the oldest parts of the basilica, dating from the 11th century. Lying in the open plaza on the east end of the basilica are large sculpted heads of the Roman martyrs Cassius and Florentius, the patron saints of Bonn. Benno in Munich and St. continue reading →
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