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Aachen Cathedral (Dom)

Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 47709142
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A must when you are in Acchen, beautifull cathedral. you can also visit the treasury ( seperate... read more

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Andrea S
Breathtaking

The Aachen Cathedral is positively breathtaking, the setting, the architecture, the history. It is... read more

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“guided tour” (87 reviews)
“take pictures” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Klosterplatz 2, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 241 47709142
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"charlemagne's throne"
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"guided tour"
in 87 reviews
"take pictures"
in 37 reviews
"stained glass windows"
in 19 reviews
"northern europe"
in 20 reviews
"aachen cathedral"
in 68 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 12 reviews
"byzantine style"
in 12 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 12 reviews
"world heritage site"
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"buried here"
in 11 reviews
"german kings"
in 20 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 11 reviews
"middle ages"
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"beautiful building"
in 13 reviews
"christmas market"
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"mosaics"
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Reviewed today

A must when you are in Acchen, beautifull cathedral. you can also visit the treasury ( seperate fee).

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Reviewed yesterday

The Aachen Cathedral is positively breathtaking, the setting, the architecture, the history. It is worth a stop.

Thank NWrede
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Aachen as a coach party. The Catherdral is so beautful inside but be aware you are supposed to pay 1 euro per photo. Not that many people were stopped.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s simply astonishing! Very similar to the San Vitale in Ravenna as for the mosaics and the central plant☺️

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful both interior and exterior, to know you are in a place where changes in history took place gives one a lot to reflect upon.

Thank antoryno
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The interior is a must if you're in the city very beautiful. They won't let you take photos though and staff can get quite nasty about it, even though there didn't appear to be any signs to say you can't. Guided tours too infrequent to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a absolute must-see for everyone interested in history. Think of the times of Charles the Great around 800! Great Dom/Kathedral and vicinity.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, historic cathedral. One of the oldest, begun under the reign of Charlemagne, in the year 796. His remains were buried within.

Thank sazm42
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They performed rituals by the entrance of the cathedral which was nice usually such rituals are inside

Thank Mohammad A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside it is really pretty as most of the churches are, but it is very quiet and as i went it was also forbidden to take pictures inside there and if you were caught doing it you would need to pay a fine. The time...More

Thank Karya U
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karlachilds
28 October 2017|
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Response from Rex027 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer to this but there is an information centre at the Dom dedicated to providing customer service and from where you buy tickets for the guided tours. They would locatable on Google and could answer... More
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VT-WILL-RICK
1 April 2017|
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Response from Nobycyriac | Reviewed this property |
The stained glasses in the choir was build in between 1949-51 and the windows in the west 1979-80 !
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Joey_108
1 April 2017|
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Response from arthurIzmir | Reviewed this property |
Hello , it will not work due to limited time , even by driving over speed limits and train is not a solution even with better time options.
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