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Most beautiful church in the area

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
Germany's first UNESCO world heritage

Dont let the outside fool you, go inside better yet take the tour ( english tour at 14 :00 everyday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pichaporn S
Aachen, Germany
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Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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
Thank Pichaporn S
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the cathedral's exterior is not so beautiful, the interior is amazing. The ceilings and much of the interior walls are all mosaic. Must have been 1000s and 1000s of man-hours to complete the pictures. Also, this cathedral houses the remains of Charlemange, who united...More

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

I went to the Cathedral during a visit to Aachen, entry is free. There is some impressive stained glass and also architecture. The Cathedral was constructed by order of the emperor Charlemagne in around 796 and is said to be the oldest Cathedral in Europe....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can not stress enough how unbearable it was, from the outside and the inside. Left me mind blown!!!

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

Well, maybe the TA reviewer below me has seen countless cathedrals, or maybe he can create mosaics and/or stain glassed windows as beautiful as those that are inside Aachen Cathedral, but I would definitely say Aachen IS something special. If you're already in Aachen, it's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you're in Aachen you should visit this however I it is not the must beautiful Cathedral I have ever seen. The ceiling is nice but not special and the are not to many artifacts worth seeing inside the Cathedral.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank W713GWpetert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for a special service on the 25th December as we usually do every year. It's very impressive and gives a great taste of German Christmas. The service is rather long though, so make sure you wear enough warm clothes. The cathedral itself...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dmitry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well read the Wikipedia entry about this world-class place. It is wonderful. Inlaid tiles and marble that are Christian but are outstanding and beautiful regardless. For me, better than Rome. Not much more to say. Is this enough?

Date of experience: December 2018
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October 28, 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
April 1, 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 !
March 31, 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.