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Treasury of Aachen Cathedral

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Address: Klosterplatz, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 241 477090
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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The very heart of Aachen

The cathedral is the very heart of the city. You must visit. As a local i can highly recommend a visit of the cathedral. It´s the place where you really can understand what Europe... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Thomas R
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Aachen, Germany
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Aachen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is the very heart of the city. You must visit. As a local i can highly recommend a visit of the cathedral. It´s the place where you really can understand what Europe means.

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Thank Thomas R
Toronto
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43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First thing you see when you walk in is an enormous Roman sarcophagus, then you are hit with gleaming gold icons in the next room. See the stuuning Lothar Cross with precious gems and a central cameo of the Roman Emperor, Augustus Caesar (nephew to Julius Caesar). Then of course the stunning gold and silver bust with enamel of Charlemagne... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great collection, well worth a visit. Would recommend the Audio Guide, as this really helped us understand what we were viewing and the history associated with each item.

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Shropshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

After visiting the beautiful Dom, and slightly less inspiring Dom information centre, (which could be a whole lot better if there was an option of viewing the history of the cathedral video in English as well as the French and German versions on show), we bought tickets to see the Treasury. The tickets were €5 and worth every cent. The... More 

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Bordelum, Germany
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Reliques from 10to20 centuries ago with amazing carvings and Naturally in the capital of the Charlemagne there are relics of all sorts and lots of gold Peter

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The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Costing only €5 to visit, you walk into a giant safe full of gold and reliquaries, many dating from Charemaine ( Charles 1). This is a must visit

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Berkeley, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Enjoyed the speaking reliquaries of Charlemagne's skull, arm and leg bones! Truly fascinating treasury, no. 1 collection in Aachen do not miss it!

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

There is quite a bit to see in here with gold jewellery, statues etc which are quite old. Was quite fascinating how these artifacts stood the test of time.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

After visiting the cathedral we made the short walk around the corner to visit the treasury. Some amazing reliquaries with an understandable emphasis on Charlemagne. Well worth the admission fee.

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Wilrijk, Belgium
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not a huge collection, but some of the pieces on display are truly impressive. Guided visits available.

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