Aachener Rathaus, Aachen
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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. Put Aachener Rathaus into our Aachen itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Das Rathaus ist schon von außen ein wunderschöner Anblick, der Besucher der Stadt Aachen nicht entgehen sollte. Wir hatten die Möglichkeit ein Klavier Konzert im Krönungssaal zu sehen/hören und waren ... read more »The Town Hall is a beautiful sight that the city of Aachen should not escape visitors already from the outside. We had the opportunity to see a piano concert in the coronation Hall / heard and were impressed not only by the music. The room is beautifully restored and detail love presents. We recommend everyone who has the chance of winning (the Hall is not always open to the public) sometimes to have a look inside, be sure to use them.show original
Schon von weitem gut zu sehen und von allen Seiten aus beeindruckend und schön. Da hat Aachen ein wirklich tolles Rathaus. Leider hatten wir keine zeit uns innen umzusehen, die 5 Euro Eintritt sind ab... read more »Good to see from afar and impressive and beautiful from all sides. Aachen got a really great Town Hall. Unfortunately, we had no time us inside to look around, the 5 euro entry are certainly worthwhile, maybe on your next visit.show original
Das Rathaus ist neben dem Dom in Aachen die Sehenswürdigkeit der Stadt Aachen. Von der Seite vom Dom hat man eine schöne Sicht auf die Rückseite auf das Rathaus, aber die Voderseite ist noch Sehenswer... read more »The Town Hall is the landmark of the city of Aachen in addition to the Cathedral in Aachen, Germany. From the side of the Cathedral, you have a beautiful view of the back of the Town Hall, but the Panel is still watchable. The Town Hall is beautifully lit at night. Here life in Aachen is raging in the evening. Very much recommended!show original
Visiting Aachen is worthy even for just visiting this Gothic building and the cathedral. They use to have very good exhibitions inside the Townhall.
The top floor has a large hall used for concerts and events. It's really quite beautiful
It looks impressive but its outside does really need power wash or some kind of cleaning because the building is looking almost black.
Jie Bo Ti
Fantastic landmark within Aachen. Must see.
Not bad but building is so dirty that with its own shadow looks like big black hole who is swallowing nice square on which is placed... A pity. Looks much better from the opposite side.
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