We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Historical splendour

The cathedral is on every tourist's list, and rightly so. As well as being historically... read more

Reviewed today
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
beautiful Cathedral

It was a beautiful Cathedral. Not as large, but very interesting. I loved the shops around the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandy D
Ancaster, Canada
Read all 3,234 reviews
All photos (2,696)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guided tour”(96 reviews)
“stained glass”(45 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 47709142
Improve This Listing
Reviews (3,234)
Filter reviews
1,121 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews guided tour charlemagne's throne stained glass take pictures northern europe aachen cathedral byzantine style buried here awe inspiring world heritage site beautiful mosaics worth the trip german kings well worth the visit middle ages european history christmas market
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,121 reviews
Reviewed today

The cathedral is on every tourist's list, and rightly so. As well as being historically significant, it is an extraordinary work of architecture and of art. The basic entry is free, though there are also guided tours that take you upstairs to other areas if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Erin188569
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a beautiful Cathedral. Not as large, but very interesting. I loved the shops around the cathedral. Lovely town. Have to go back to try the thermal bath.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aachen Cathedral is a charming small church! I think it is wonderful with more mystic than the Cathedral in Cologne which is nice, but more commercial.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 61lucilled
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a cathedral still in use fir service. Therefore you can't enter any time. There are marvellous Mosaik, windows and a fantastic chantelier. It is really a fantastic place where you feel the "breece of history". Without have been here your Aken visit is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank susi492
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is very nice and attractive with a lot of things to see inside. Moreover, it is also important from the historical point of view because of the coronation of Charlemagne.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

most beautifull Dom that I have been in North of Europe. Free and absolutly worth it. In the middle of the historic centre

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Boy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful Cathedral with an impressively beautiful and rich decoration. Amazing vitrals and specially the rich colorful paintings gives it an unsual beauty. For as little as € 1.00, you are allowed to take pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paulojdr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just take a look and google for some pictures. The building is amazing. It is not allowed to take photographs yourself.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Luxembourgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dont let the outside fool you, go inside better yet take the tour ( english tour at 14 :00 everyday make the booking before 13 :00 in the ticket office). You will understand why this little place is one of the most important place in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Pichaporn s
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Very nice building with a lot of history. A must when you visit the Aachen area. You won’t be disappointed

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank melopepo
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 41 nearby hotels
Hotel Aquis Grana
350 reviews
.18 km away
Hotel 3 Koenige
91 reviews
.19 km away
Mercure Hotel Aachen am Dom
759 reviews
.29 km away
Hotel Benelux
75 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 632 nearby restaurants
Nobis Printen Baeckerei Aachen
485 reviews
.07 km away
Grotesque Absinth-Bar
48 reviews
.13 km away
124 reviews
.13 km away
608 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 108 nearby attractions
Treasury of Aachen Cathedral
666 reviews
.14 km away
Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)
877 reviews
.15 km away
428 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
29 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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
2 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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 !
1 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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.