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Granusturm, Aachen

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  • It's the oldest tower of the City, of Charlemagne's times; on the Market square; near the City Hall, on this historic place was the palace of Charlemagne.  more »
  • This is the oldest building in Aachen, built in 788, and it dates from the time of Charlemagne. Later it became part of the town hall and the tower is raised slightly. However, the tower still shows i...  more »
  • The Granusturm has been built along with the King's Hall of Charlemagne at the turn of the 8th and 9th centuries. His-to-ceiling height of about 20 meters lower four floors date from this time, the fifth and sixth floors of the 14th century. Its spire was repeatedly destroyed by fires or war. The present Spire was built only in 1979. Right next to it, the registry office is located in a modern building.
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