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Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)

Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 4327310
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Nice building, dirty walls

Big, nice looking building at a small square. Many parts of the outside are dark (polluted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gourmand-ck
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The Netherlands
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Saturday morning guided tour

A one hour guided tour is held on Saturday morning. Tour was in German. Excellent amount of detail... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Adrian Y
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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"imposing building"
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"nice building"
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"self guided tour"
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"top floor"
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"beautiful paintings"
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"market place"
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"aachen city"
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"gothic architecture"
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"entrance fee"
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"christmas market"
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"worth a visit"
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"old city"
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"european history"
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"prize"
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"charlemagne"
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"square"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big, nice looking building at a small square. Many parts of the outside are dark (polluted?), while other parts show the light colour of the stone.

Thank Gourmand-ck
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A one hour guided tour is held on Saturday morning. Tour was in German. Excellent amount of detail on the city hall provided. Well worth it.

Thank Adrian Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aachen as a town is one of the most beautiful little towns you will see. The city hall will take you for a trip down the memory lane! Take the regional train from Cologne HBF to reach here, takes about 3 hours one way.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice old building which was the mayor house in the past, it can use some renovation/cleaning at the outside.

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Though heavily damaged on several occasions ,most recently in 1944, this still has visible parts of charlemagne's original place visible. Good displays and interpretation .

Thank Tony Trottie K
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Great ornate old building. We did not go inside. Believe it or not - there was a genuine classic car show and the start of a road rally when we visited - we are car buffs - so that was an extra treat!

Thank helenkt313
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful with awesome history behind it and a must see with great windows. Really takes you back to the former glory days and to see the names of the great people

Thank Freda232015
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

This building, used for coronation ceremonies as well as for city business up to the present, has a wonderful restored Gothic exterior and mostly Baroque interior. Damaged in WW II it has been restored and is one of the must see sights in Aachen.

Thank Laurence S
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Very cool town hall, much nicer than our government buildings in Australia. It took so long to build that one side has a different architectural style than the other side.

Thank BaconPancake
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

This "Rathaus" is an impressive building at the market, which is surrounded with historic buildings and a huge fountain at the square. The townhall is/was connected with other histiric religious buildings close to it at the Katsch square. Recommended!

Thank Klaas S
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Response from Karon W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't get a chance to dine there but it was very busy and is very popular Google it or find it on Tripadvisor and book accordingly. Have a good time in Aachen.
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