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Address: Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 241 4327310
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The imposing building is full of history and a definite place to see when in Aachen. Tours were taking place in German when we visited, so we took ourselves round and found each... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The imposing building is full of history and a definite place to see when in Aachen. Tours were taking place in German when we visited, so we took ourselves round and found each room had a description of its use. In English. Audios were also available. Apart from the history of the building there are videos telling of the war,... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are there, try to make the guided tour. We spent there 2 best hours in aachen. Very professional guide, amazing stories, with deep and wide knowledge.

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Aachen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rathaus in Aachen is example of an old German architecture. Perfect to visit during Summer. There are coffeeshops , Aachen Dom nearby. If you are a pokemon go player then this is where you should be.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic example of the old German architecture. It is nice to take in on a sunny warm day, but my preference is when the weather is cool, the Christmas market is in full swing. It just has a special glow at that time of year.

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Thank SenorGancho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful building. I loved learning the history of Charlemagne and the tour guide was very good. Despite the weddings and council meeting being held, it was roomy and the other staff were all polite.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Center of Aachen, on the market place, near the cathedral with its Carolinguan-Gothic mansony; a historical building, built on a foundation of Charlemagne's palace; On the market place before the City Hall is a very nice fountain with a statue of Charlemagne; The interior of the City Hall merite a visit; historical core of the city, amazing rooms, statues of... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

This is a must really when in Aachen. It is really hard to miss as it is right in the middle of the old city "Altstadt". I do recommend having some coffee in one of the coffee shops overviewing it. Also, do read about its history before visiting, this really makes visiting the site much more interesting.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovingly restored, there are many audio guides that help you appreciate this building in its context

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Hannover, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We went there some days ago and were very impressed by the surounding square and scenery. It is definately a place to sit nearby, drink a cup of coffee and enjoy the view!

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Aachen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

A historic place. The build is an architectural highlight & a cultural hallmark for a European city. Distinguished Europeans receive the Annual Peace Award in this city.

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