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Address: Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 241 47709127
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Fantastic place, well worth a visit

This one of the most stunning cathedrals I've visited. The architecture is wonderful, the decorations amazing and the glass art fabulous and so clear! Do not skip this cathedral... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
AnkeDS
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Kapellen, Belgium
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Kapellen, Belgium
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This one of the most stunning cathedrals I've visited. The architecture is wonderful, the decorations amazing and the glass art fabulous and so clear! Do not skip this cathedral when you are in Aachen. You have to enter and admire this treasure.

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Tonyrefail, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a tour, it's well worth it. Our guide was awesome, he had so much knowledge. What a beautiful and captivating building steeped in so much history..

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning Cathedral inside.Outside doesn't do Justice to the magnificent painted interiors. An active place of prayer too, but I would love the chance to lay there looking up to all of the lavish beautiful paintings.You would see something different every time.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a mustsee in Aachen. Wonderful architecture, great inside, especially mosaic. We didn't want leave, liked it a lot.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is spectacular and has decorations that match any you can see in cathedrals anywhere. If open it is also worth seeing the throne of the Roman Emperor

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The core of the cathedral is more than 1200 years old and dates from a time when Charlemagne ruled over an empire that included large parts of what is now Germany and France. Perhaps for this reason there were so many French visitors. The cathedral actually is a kind of conglomerate of different chapels and structures that were added during... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To start with, I was not very keen on visiting the cathedral. But, I must admit that the dominant view of the cathedral struck me at first sight. Thanks to the Emperor Charle Mahne!

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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dom of Aachen is something impressive. Imagine the center part is built in the 9th century. No machines no help in any way except knowledge and human power. So many stories are told and it's to be advised to do a guided tour.

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Elche, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually do not visit any cathedral because all of them seem similar to me but this was different. It is very beautiful, I love the stained glass and decorated ceilings. I do not give 5 points because a man approached me and made me pay 1€ for taking pictures.

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What splendor and beauty an emperor like Charles the Great could bring to a city on the great roman routes to the west... a Dom/Cathedral was built - from the outside a great church from the insight almost a palace for the emperor. The original wooden throne still to be seen! Marvelous sculptures and sarcophagus can be admired. Enjoy!

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