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Aachen Cathedral (Dom)

Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 47709142
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I visited Aachen for a couple of hours while on the way from Brussels to Duren. We were looking for... read more

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Maaz H
Spectacular

Aachen as a town is one of the most beautiful little towns you will see. The Aachen Cathedral is... read more

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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 241 47709142
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Reviewed today

I visited Aachen for a couple of hours while on the way from Brussels to Duren. We were looking for some restaurant, when we came across this cathedral. We did not visit it from the inside as we were really hungry for food, but while...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Aachen as a town is one of the most beautiful little towns you will see. The Aachen Cathedral is beautiful, just like the entire city! Take the regional train from Cologne HBF to reach here, takes about 3 hours one way.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting Aachen? there are some absolutely "musts", Beside the Mayor-Hall /Old Market Place, the Dom Treasure Chamber or just one of the historical Pubs the Cathedral is the place to go. It is the symbol for the first european unification under emperor Karl der Grosse...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful church, definitely worth going in. We didn't go on a tour so we only stayed in the main area, but just that is very rewarding.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

9th century church built by Charlemagne . Heavily restored in the 19th century but very beautifully in fake byzantine style. Worth taking the brief tour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aachen Cathedral (Aachener Dom) is the episcopal church of Aachen and dates back to the Charlemagne era, in which it was part of the original Aachen royal palace. The central octagonal part, which now functions as the nave of the church, was built at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The stained glass windows, the frescos - Don't miss St. Nicholas Chapel which is part of the main Dom! Must see!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church with mosaics aplenty. Can be closed for weddings but not for too long, worth the wait 1euro to take pictures if you are caught!

Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular and well kept - this is a must whether you are a history professional or not. If you have time take the guided tour and then browse around on your own - truly magnificent

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in Romanesque architecture, this one is not to be missed. But to see parts of it, take the English speaking tour which was offered at 2 PM. Then you will see the alter area and the 2nd floor which has Charlmagne's...More

1  Thank Laurence S
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karlachilds
29 October 2017|
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Response from Rex027 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer to this but there is an information centre at the Dom dedicated to providing customer service and from where you buy tickets for the guided tours. They would locatable on Google and could answer... More
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VT-WILL-RICK
2 April 2017|
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Response from Nobycyriac | Reviewed this property |
The stained glasses in the choir was build in between 1949-51 and the windows in the west 1979-80 !
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Joey_108
1 April 2017|
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Response from arthurIzmir | Reviewed this property |
Hello , it will not work due to limited time , even by driving over speed limits and train is not a solution even with better time options.
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