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Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)

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Address: Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0241/4-32-73-10
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Central starting point for everything in Aachen

When you visit Aachen you will Always end-up at the city hall. Beautiful from the outside. Worth the visit inside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When you visit Aachen you will Always end-up at the city hall. Beautiful from the outside. Worth the visit inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The heavily damaged building is beautifully restored. One can see the rooms including the huge great hall with historical frescoes. Well worth the modest entrance fee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The middle ages come to life in Aachen. Along with the Cathedral this is a must see. Charlemagne reigned in splendor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The first two times we were there it was closed for special events; the third time was the charm. It was 3 E each to enter -- very worthwhile. (They do not take VISA, likely because the cost per person is quite low). (The tower at the far end was not included/available at the time of our visit).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It is great location to spend an hour, some very nice exhibits, great view at the Aachen cathedral from the stairways, you can rest on the outer courtyard (side facing to the cathedral, which is much less crowded than main side facing the square. If you are in Aachen (and you should be, it is lovely town) go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The outside is a jewel, while the inside has much to see. There are some nicely preserved rooms with lots of history explained, including the destruction of Aachen in World War II. Be sure to go way upstairs to see the grand room, and perhaps the best spot of all is at the top of the stairs looking at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Imposing building in centre of town. Curiosity will be satisfied with a tour of 5 quite different rooms on the ground floor and a very large room above. The upper rooms had some interesting architectural features and looks a great venue for some of the music festival events taking place when I visited. Don't forget to pick up a free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Visiting the City hall isn't such a long visit, and it will tell you a bit more anout the city mainly in the 16-19th century through the exhibited paintings and other items on display. So, good for a short visit but don't expect too much of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

In the centre of the old part of Aachen is the stunning town hall. Definitely worth a visit to imagine all the royalty that have been crowned here. You can wander through at your own pace or take a tour at certain times. Beautiful vaulted ceilings, worth a visit as you meander through the gorgeous streets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is one of the iconic buildings within the city of Aachen. We were visiting for the Christmas Market and it forms an impressive backdrop to all the stalls. It is possible to see the interior but shortage of time did not allow us to take that tour. However, just admiring it from the outside gives one an impression of... More 

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Address: Address: Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: 0241/4-32-73-10
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Aachen
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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