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Freizeitpark Rheinaue - Bonn, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,
N 50° 42.446 E 007° 08.737
32U E 369066 N 5618930
Quick Description: DE: Bonns größte Parkanlage. EN: Bonn's largest park.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 12/12/2016 9:08:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMTMNJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 7

Long Description:
Der Freizeitpark Rheinaue ist mit ca. 160 ha Fläche der größte Park Bonns. Er liegt im Bonner Süden direkt am Rhein - größtenteils linksrheinisch, umfasst aber auch einen kleinen rechtsrheinischen Teil. Er wurde für die Bundesgartenschau 1979 angelegt und umfasst eine ausgedehnte Seenlanschaft. U.a. folgende Attraktionen und Freizeitangebote sind heute Bestandteil der Rheinaue: Daneben dient die Rheinaue als Veranstaltungsort für zahlreiche Events. Zu den regelmäßig stattfindenden Veranstaltungen zählen: Im Winter werden die zahlreichen Hügel der Rheinaue häufig zum Schlittenfahren und für andere Wintersportarten genutzt.
"Freizeitpark Rheinaue" is the largest park in Bonn and has a size of about 160 hectares. It is located in the south of Bonn directly at river Rhine - mostly on the westside of the Rhine, but a small part is on the eastside, too. It was built for the "Bundesgartenschau", an annual German garden-presentation-show, in 1979 and includes lots of lakes. Among others, the following attractions and leisure time facilities are part of the Rheinaue: In addition, the Rheinaue is venue for a lot of events. Regular events held here include:
  • Flea market
  • "Rhein in Flammen" (Fair / festival including fireworks)
  • "Bonner Bierbörse" (Beer fair)
  • Ballonfestival
  • "Rockaue" (Rock music festival; former "Rheinkultur")
  • Concerts under the name of "Kunstrasen"
  • "Firmenlauf Bonn" (Sports event for company employees)
In winter, the numerous hills of the park are often used for tobogganing and other winter sports activities.
More Information / Weblinks City of Bonn
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Map of park (PDF)
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Name: Freizeitpark Rheinaue

Street Location: Ludwig-Erhardt-Allee

Local Municipality: Stadt Bonn

State/Province, etc.: NRW

Country: Germany

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: no

Date Established: 1979

Picnic Facilities: Fireplaces, restaurant / beer garden

Recreational Facilities:
Boat rental Miniature golf Ballpark for Baseball Halfpipe (for skateboarding) Open air theater Several playgounds Graffiti wall Facilities for RC-boats Mobile labyrinth (only in summer)


Monuments/Statues: Bismarckturm, Beethoven statue, and others

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Totem pole, tombstone replicas, and others

Fountains: Waterfall into lake, fountain at rose garden

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Lots of connected artificial lakes; adjacent to river Rhine

Special Events: Flea market, Rhein in Flammen, Bonner Bierbörse, Rockaue, ... (see detailed description)

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

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