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Aachen Cathedral (Dom)

Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 47709142
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Very Impressive Dom

Our group took a tour of this beautiful Cathedral and everyone really enjoyed it. Enough... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BigDaddy3859
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Rockford, Michigan
Beautiful

I didn’t get to spend much time inside because of my daughter, but it is truly a unique and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mandy M
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (73 reviews)
“stained glass” (37 reviews)
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 4 days ago

Our group took a tour of this beautiful Cathedral and everyone really enjoyed it. Enough information in English to make it enjoyable and a good learning experience.

Thank BigDaddy3859
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn’t get to spend much time inside because of my daughter, but it is truly a unique and beautiful church - everyone is right when they say it’s unlike pretty much every other church here!

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very different feeling from that of a normal cathedral, but you get the feeling from the second you enter that this one is special. The original part of the church is is an octagon in the style of very early churches (it was build...More

Thank amcs1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...indeed. Did not expect to see this beautiful building...but it is really worth going by (and no, apart from the Printen, there is not too much to see in Aachen).

Thank gelatogirl72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral in Aachen, as important as it was from the time of Charlemagne, is surprisingly small. Unlike the gothic architecture dominating many European cathedrals, this one is a bit chock-a-block with several styles. The inner, central area is clearly Romanesque and behind the altar...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most beautiful church I have ever been into. It literally took my breath away. It has an amazing History going back 1200 years. The oldest part is to be the private chapel of Charlemagne and really has the most magnificent energy. I...More

Thank Brianlesheep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a guided tour in English of the Dom and learned quite a few facts. The cupola is stunning as is the artwork on the walls. Philip ,our guide, was very informative showing us parts of the Cathedral inaccessible without a tour. These were...More

Thank Hobo56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

History, architecture, and art: Aachen's cathedral well deserves its UNESCO World Heritage designation. The cathedral's amazing Treasury is also not to be missed, especially the bust of Charlemagne, the golden arm reliquary, and for British history buffs, the crown of Margaret of York (Duchess of...More

Thank Ruinsgal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent church to visit. Inside church all places are amazing beautiful. Take your time to see all different designers of ceiling, arch and windows. One of most magnificent church in Europe. Definitely worth to visit.

Thank HH C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nonregarding wether you are interested in churches or not - this one should be on your list, when you stay in Aachen. It is quite different from the typical German old church. Very impressive!

Thank Katharina H
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karlachilds
28 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
1 April 2017|
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there are answers, try google.
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Joey_108
31 March 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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