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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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Town Hall of Aachen

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Aachen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Huge, imposing structure that was once part of Charlemagne's digs. Inside is rather bare of furnishings, but the rooms are awesome anyway. Especially interesting is the film denoting the destruction at the end of WW II.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleasantly surprised with our short visit to the City Hall. The Gothic architecture was striking and the audio guide gave good explanations of the history of the city hall, from the 1300's to the present, including the signing of the peace treaty to end the Austrian War of Succession. The rooms were filled with artwork including portraits of... More 

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Ulan-Ude, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

History and architecture of the building was ineradicable. I loved the place. i will visit again and recommend all travelers to go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit if you're in Aachen. The outside of the building is fantastic on its own but inside you will find some interesting rooms and a large hall at the top with painted murals. The accessible part of the building is limited but there is still enough for a good hour or more. I would recommend getting the... More 

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Aachen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In general, Aachen can be confusing-- depending on which direction you come in, you may think driving by the the center is just the modern part, and, really, not so exciting, with multiple pizza and durum shops. But as you go through the center to see the City Hall, you find a city alive and beautiful, a mix of old... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely worth for visit! Don´t miss small LED display in the entrance hall and watch a video - time elapse visualisation of the area development!

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The city hall is a reat place to visit, but it is even better to bok a table at their restaurant and take the menu. We did and were delighted by the service, the quality of the food and the great atmosphere!

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very busy place on a Sunday night when we visited. The square was very crowded with many college-aged people. We could not take the tour since they were already closed, but the exterior is impressive.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

I returned for Aachen for the second time to see the great cathedral. I was surprised to discover that right across the way is this lovely city hall! German city halls are generally worth visiting and this one is particularly nice. Thankfully, they let you tour it on your own so that you don't have to stand with a large... More 

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