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A beautiful building

This imposing structure dominates the town (which itself is an interesting spot to visit). We went... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CorvettePete
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Canberra, Australia
A little gem with an amazing history

This gem of a cathedral is not to be missed! The cathedral is beautiful and its history is amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
djinnooi
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Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This imposing structure dominates the town (which itself is an interesting spot to visit). We went in and paid our 1 Euro to take photos. The stained glass windows are just superb. It is definitely worth stopping at Aachen to have a look at the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gem of a cathedral is not to be missed! The cathedral is beautiful and its history is amazing. I’m still getting my head around the fact that Charlemagne commissioned the building of the cathedral and that it was used for the crowning of German...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is amazing, especially when you go inside. It looks more like a bizantine church than like any other European church. We had both a personal visit and then a guided tour which was really worth doing it.

Thank MAYEMICH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beatiful place For taking picture you should donate 1 euro There were open for tourist from 11 am to 6 pm and open in holiday

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful and peaceful, not to be missed if you are in Aachen. The architecture is striking. There are a couple of quite places which are reserved for prayers. Do sit there and enjoy quite conversation with the Almighty. And yea, dont forget to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

In this age of Brexit, it is worth remembering that the first unification of Europe began here about 1200 years ago. For this reason, my wife who is an armchair historian wanted to see Charlemagne’s throne. Also here are Charlemagne’s remains in a gold casket....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly a beautiful building. I would say that this church is definitely the main attraction in Aachen.

Thank Attila Gabor K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most symbolic places in Aachen .must visit when you been there. Very nice view in evening with surrounding and people around. Don't forget to enjoy yogurt ice cream. Couple of good ice cream parlours. Visited every time when I was in Aachen.

Thank Sachin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smaller interior than expected (especially after visiting several of the well known cathedrals in the Netherlands), but the interior is amazing! Would definitely recommend paying the 1 euro fee that allows you to take pictures.

Thank MickChT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In comparison with other famous European cathedrals this was the most boring I have visited. It is rather small and dark. We did not see the treasury, whcih may have changed my opinion.

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karlachilds
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
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VT-WILL-RICK
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 !
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Joey_108
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.
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