Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Aachen is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Aachen a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Aachen.
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Domhof 1, 52062 Aachen, Germany.
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Dom Cathedral of Aachen is one of the most influential buildings in Europe – architecturally, historically and religiously. The great Emperor Charlemagne built it; he is buried here, along with many other later emperors and religious leaders. Some of Germnay’s most important historical treasures are contained within. Thirty of Germa...
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Markt, 52062 Aachen, Germany.
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This wonderful stately palace was built to serve as both a centre for civic administration, and as a celebration hall for the German empire’s grandest festivals. Its renown was such that it became a model for many other Flemish halls. Destroyed by fire and also by bombing during WWII multiple times, it has always been reconstructed even more ...
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Hühnermarkt 17, 52062 Aachen, Germany
This museum recreates what a lavish lifestyle may have looked like in Aachen in the 18th and 19th centuries. The building architecture is a mix of Baroque and Rococo style. It’s pretty, but the main attraction here is the rich interior decorations. Check out the kitchen, the china, the furniture, the musical instruments, the paintings, the Ti...
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Julicherstr 97-109, 52070 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
12:00 pm - 06:00 pm
This is a museum of modern art in Aachen. It is located in an industrial building that once was an umbrella factory. It was built in 1928 in Bauhaus style. Some exclusive works stored here are American pop art and photorealism. It also exhibits the transformation and development of European art from 1960s till present day. Some of the permanent col...
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Wilhelmstrasse 18, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
12:00 pm - 06:00 pm
The museum was born when Barthold Suermondt donated 105 of his own private paintings to the city. Later, Irene and Peter Ludwig donated a significant part of their collection to the museum too. The building in which the museum resides was inspired by Venetian palaces. Highlights of the collection include:
German sculptures from the 12th to the 16t...
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Am Buchel, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
This creepy looking sculpture is one of Aachen’s most iconic symbols – it’s a calf with long, sharp teeth and scaly skin. It was said to haunt the city’s thermal baths and sewers, and prey on the drunk at night. Ask the locals about the legends that surround it. The original metal fountain was torn down in WWII, but this rep...
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Johannes-Paul-II.-Straße 2, 52062 Aachen, Germany
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
One of the oldest and most prominent treasuries in the history of Europe, the place accommodates a vast and varied collection of Roman antics, dating as back as medieval period. The church artworks that have been kept here provide a thorough peek into the world of past Europe and its rich heritage. Controlled by Cathedral Chapter, it is a part of R...