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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off on a short visit to Aachen. The building is large and imposing from the outside and the interior is also very impressive with rooms recreated as they would have been throughout several eras of the building's history. Audio guides are available and there is also multi-language interpretation panels throughout, giving a real flavour not only of the building's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big and typical "rathaus". Very Nice inside. There where several weddings there when we visited it. Take Your time to og round it. A big building With a lot of interesting Dimensions. Visit it inside also and dont forget the ratkeller.

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Thank Haggis170
chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rathaus has been renovated as it is the active town hall, so although it has the feel of an old building it is more modern. There are some fabulous paintings and art to see as well as a historical video.

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york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didnt think this would impress as the Dom was main reason we visited here but we were wrong t Worth getting the audio tour to find out all about Charlemagne Fascinating

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a drizzly Sunday morning and everyone from my 7 and 8 year old to my husband loved the audio tour and spent a lot more time there than we would have expected! Very interesting and well worth it!

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This was a very interesting place to visit. It contained a lot of information about the bombing of WW2 and the reconstruction of Aachen. In one of the rooms you are able to watch a video with head phones. It was quiet there no fighting with other tourists to see things. There are toilets down stairs that are free. They... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Stunning architecture, superb building which also takes your breath away when lit up at night times. Nice to see people sitting outside it and to see it when eating at the restaurants in the main square. Impressive history and collections to view (jewels). In the city center itself, it's very vibrant with lots of people of all ages out and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Always having wanted to visit the other city (apart from Frankfurt) where coronations took place, I followed the guided tour (in German) with great interest, It was amazing to see Habsburg portraits in this location!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Great cafes and pubs in large courtyard area. Well maintained older buildings. Lovely place to eat or drink outside

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