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Aachen, in the northern foothills of the Ardennes, is the city of coronations. Between 936 and 1531, thirty German princes were crowned King of Germany in the cathedral. It then lost this privilege to Frankfurt. Charlemagne chose Aachen as the permanent home of the Frankish court. In 800, he was crowned Holy Roman Emperor. His court became a font of learning and its religious schools helped the spread of culture and Christianisation.

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Tourist attractions Aachen : Things to see and do

  • Treasury of Aachen Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Klostergasse D - 52062 Aachen

    This rich treasury is home to a unique collection of precious objects linked to the history of the cathedral, with over a hundred outstanding works of art. These include the gold and silver Bust Reliquary of Charlemagne (after 1349), a gift of Charle..

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  • Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    Münsterplatz D - 52062 Aachen

    The heart of the cathedral is formed by an octagonal domed chapel that Charlemagne started building around 800. It was the first Byzantine-influenced construction seen north of the Alps. The Gothic chancel, started in 1355, was consecrated in 1414 fo..

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  • Kornelimunster abbey church Interesting

    Oberforstbacher Strasse D - 52076 Kornelimünster

    In the town centre stands the old abbey church, the Kornelimünster. It has five naves dating from the 14C and 16C, and the Gothic interior has been decorated in Baroque style. Admire the high altar by Couven, with Rococo modifications. The valuable r..

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Hotels Aachen

  • INNSIDE by Melia Aachen Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Sandkaulstrasse 20 D - 52062 Aachen

    Prix Prices from : 72 €

    Situated in Aachen, 400 metres from Eurogress Aachen, INNSIDE by Melia Aachen features a sauna and fitness centre. The hotel has a terrace and views of the city, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Private parking is ..

  • Hotel Benelux Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Franzstr. 21-23 D - 52064 Aachen

    Prix Prices from : 94 €

    Offering free Wi-Fi, a free 24-hour gym, and private parking, this 3-star hotel in the Old Town district of Aachen is just a 5-minute walk from Aachen Cathedral. The quiet, modern rooms of Hotel Benelux come with cable TV and a minibar. An à la car..

  • Novotel Aachen City

    Peterstrasse 66 D - 52062 AACHEN

    The Novotel Aachen is centrally located in the heart of the imperial city, just a few minutes' walk from the historic old town, cathedral and Eurogress conference center. The 154 rooms are air-conditioned, sound-proofed and very spacious, with free W..

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Restaurants Aachen

  • Petit Charlemagne Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Hartmannstr. 12 D - 52062 Aachen

    Formerly a bakery, this restaurant is slightly hidden away close to the pedestrian zone. There is a bistro atmosphere downstairs and a classic ambience upstairs. Daily specials.

  • Bistro Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Benediktusplatz 12 D - 52076 Aachen-Kornelimünster

    With its small selection of simple but flavoursome regional dishes at very reasonable prices, the lunchtime menu on offer at chez Kreus is a real winner.

  • Tom's Restaurant Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Jakobstr. 94 D - 52064 Aachen

    The service in this friendly, modern restaurant is professional and attentive, while the food is seasonal, international, and made using the finest ingredients. Take a peek through the window into the kitchen to watch the professionals at work. Conve..

  • Schänke Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Schönauer Allee 20 D - 52072 Aachen-Richterich

    Axel Hobbach cooks for the diners at this traditional country-style inn, which serves regional fare such as tenderloin strips in Monschauer mustard sauce. The warm, welcoming atmosphere is matched by the relaxed and friendly service.

  • Reuters House Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Pontstr. 117 D - 52062 Aachen

    Good, fresh produce and satisfied customers are probably the two things closest to the heart of chef Michael Wolf at Reuters House. He prepares seasonal, international but regionally influenced fare with the accent on herbs and spices. It is interest..

  • La Bécasse Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Hanbrucher Str. 1 D - 52064 Aachen

    A good restaurant should provide great tasting food made using the very best ingredients. And that is exactly what Christof Lang does with his combination of classic cuisine and contemporary influences. There is a fine French wine list to accompany y..

  • One & Only Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Peterstr. 81 D - 52062 Aachen

    The Dutch-born chef prepares the food himself at One & Only, offering a classically based cuisine with international influences. His specialities include grilled rib-eye steak and Iberian pork. Warm wood, red brick walls and decorative wine racks cre..

  • Sankt Benedikt Comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Benediktusplatz 12 D - 52076 Aachen-Kornelimünster

    The Kreus family's two-fronted approach has proved a great success with guests. At lunchtimes St. Benedikt serves a range of bistro-style dishes that are supplanted in the evenings by three creative, contemporary set menus. In the kitchen chef Maximi..

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