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Treasury of Aachen Cathedral

Address: Klosterplatz, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Ranked #2 of 24 Attractions in Aachen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This museum is especially interesting for those interested in Charlemagne and church history. They also have a big collection of reliquaries.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Not the largest museum in the world, however, well worth a visit to check out some of the breathtakingly gorgeous treasures and icons.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The items here were well displayed and the English description informative. An audio guide may be hired, but we didn't bother. I especially liked the coronation cope, and Charlemagne bust in gold.

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North Carolina, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I thought the treasure was gorgeous. I disliked the fact you were not suppose to take photos but most people were doing so.

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Riga
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Although the Treasury is a small museum the standard of the exhibits and their presentation is high. Definitely worth visiting

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Newbury, England
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45 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

So much impressive gold artwork, heads etc.--this is truly a treasury. The first room just leaves you speechless. but there's a lovely crypt too, and other fine pieces of art. A must visit.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The 4 Euro entrance fee is good value. The collection of gold work, art and reliquaries are amazing. Do not miss the head of Charlamagne the Pesephone sarcophagus, the cross of Lothair, and the crown of Margaret of York.

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Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have been to several of these church treasuries and have never seen one minus the Vatican that has this vast of an collection. If you are a believer or or not it is amazing to think about the wealth of the Catholic church with just treasury alone! Also amazing that so many people have protected it's items for almost... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We didn't even know this place existed, so glad we found it. The Treasury holds many items belonging to Charlemagne. There are also more items from the Virgin Mary, John the Baptist & Jesus

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Panama City, Panama
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Sacred old beautiful history pieces are in exhibition. Especially interesting for catholics. Price is reasonable at EUR 5.

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