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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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Wow. Just think of what it took to build

So much history in this town. Once the centre of Charlemagne empire. They do offer a tour on weekends. Wish I could have taken the time. I also hear they have a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So much history in this town. Once the centre of Charlemagne empire. They do offer a tour on weekends. Wish I could have taken the time. I also hear they have a great restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The exterior of the Aachen Rathaus could do with a good cleaning, but the interior was worth a look, if only for the panoramic view across the now-empty Palasplatz to the cathedral from the landing on the staircase leading to the first (our second) floor. Portraits of worthies decorated the walls of several rooms, in the grandest of which the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Good to see where the annual Charlemagne prize is awarded. At the moment you cannot see his from which was a great disappointment. A much more secure venue is being built for this priceless object.

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Tervuren, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Marktplatz is amazing and there is usually something going on there every month of the year but when there is not you can sit outside and enjoy an ice cream or coffee and take in the beauty of the unimpeded view of the Rathaus...amazing city with so much to offer, we're happy to call this city our home away... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice restaurant located in the City hall very good schnitzel for lunch and old atmosphere in the restaurant

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Make sure you visit Aachen! This is one of our favourite destinations in Germany. The Olde world charm, the cafe's (especially Nobis!), the shopping.....lovely. Don't miss it and you won't regret it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The core of the Rathaus was built by Charlemagne. Of course, in over 1000 years, many additions and reconstructions have been done, but you can see some original construction. It is absolutely beautiful and the paintings are fabulous. The upper part is what is most worth seeing, but if you are in Aachen, you need to see the Rathaus.

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Aachen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

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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Additional Information about Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)

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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