Aachener Rathaus, Aachen

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Sitting next to the cathedral in Aachen's old town, the impressive was built in the early 14th century after taking over the ruined palace of Charlemagne. The building is emblematic of the civic freedom of the townspeople of Aachen. Its architectural foundations are Gothic, with Baroque elements added during the 17th and 18th centuries following the Great Fire of Aachen. On the north facade, you can see 50 statues of German rulers, 31 of whom were crowned in Aachen. Inside the building, check out the 19th-century Rethel frescoes in the Coronation Hall, as well as a collection of royal treasures and copies of the Imperial Crown Jewels. To avoid disappointment, check for state closure dates on the city's website before visiting. Arrange your visit to Aachener Rathaus and discover more family-friendly attractions in Aachen using our Aachen day trip planning app .
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  • We don't know what we will see when we buy the tickets. Felmegfyünk the stairs, we find ourselves in a nice big Hall, beautifully painted ceiling, anyway nice sight on the Cathedral. Little was deserted when we were there, there was another visitor, just what.
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  • It cost 6 Euro, but it's well worth it...loads of rooms to visit leaving the best till last. Take one of the free guides...definitely worth the money.  more »
  • For wedding ceremonies in a special setting is the White Hall of the Aachen Town Hall at certain times available. The registry office Aachen offers this beautiful, festive space for task every Friday to provide up to 70 wedding guests can participate in the roughly half-hour ceremony. For this unforgettable and special ambience, the marriage groups see snake.
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  • Ate here last year and enjoyed myself. I wish they had Carménère to go with the meal, then it would have been a 5-Star Experience, but the FOOD WAS INCREDIBLE!!!
  • Gorgeus building, it is worht to visit it inside :)
  • One of the most striking buildings in Aachen...
  • Top Location for the wedding ceremony!
  • It worths to visit especially if you want to grab deeper in history and get familiar with the era of Carl IV.

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