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Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)

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The old town hall formed one part of Charlemagne's palace - at one end with the cathedral at the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Beautiful Rathaus

Beautiful building on the main square of Aachen. Outside is impressive and inside is not as... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The old town hall formed one part of Charlemagne's palace - at one end with the cathedral at the other. There is a small entrance fee and a free guide booklet. In the entrance hallway, don't miss the video installation that explains the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank johnfX1850LX
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building on the main square of Aachen. Outside is impressive and inside is not as interesting, but still worth visiting it and enjoy the view from the windows on the upper floors

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

The Aachen Town Hall (Rathaus) dates from 1330 lies between two central squares, the Markt and the Katschhof. Inside you can find five frescoes by the Aachen artist Alfred Rethel which show legendary scenes from the life of Charlemagne, as well as Charlemagne's signature. Around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The City Hall of Aachen is a very impressive building and the surroundings with the marketplace and the "old city" is the place to be in Aachen. Definitely worth a visit is the Christmas Market around the City Hall in December.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place in Aachen... center of the city...open and clean place...very well connected to other part of the city...Los amazing I'm evenings.. Lot of food and drink options around ..some of great yogurt ice creams options..

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

The coronation room is beautiful but when we were there they were preparing a reception and the place was full of chairs and tables. The Rathaus was very crowded with people attending weddings. We did not get any information about how to do the visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

These guys know how to maintain and conserve their heritage. Beautiful architecture, well maintained with stately Central hall. Shopping, eateries, pubs all around. Cobbled streets.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Saratchowdhary
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I have never actually been inside, but from the outside this building looks truly magnificent. Have a look for yourself.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kalapata
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

free visit. beautiful rooms inside. lots to see. also a nice view on the cathedral from one of the windows too.....

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnnekeBvN
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Outside is impressive. Inside, you can visit several rooms; the most important one is the throne room which is stunning. Along the way, you learn a bit on the history of Aachen and there is an excellent video taken during WWII by the American army...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CuriousTraveler007
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Response from Karon W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't get a chance to dine there but it was very busy and is very popular Google it or find it on Tripadvisor and book accordingly. Have a good time in Aachen.