On a visit to Aachen you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Aachen. These places are what Aachen is all about. These must see places in Aachen will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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Passstraße 79, 52070 Aachen, Germany.
09:00 am - 11:00 pm
This lavish thermal spa is one of the best in the world… and it’s still amazingly affordable. Its water contains Sodium (Na), Chloride (Cl) and hydrogen carbonate (HCO3). It’s services include:
The Indoor Thermal World – the terrace pool, the sparkling pool, the water-grotto, the whirlpool and the ravine.
The Outdoor Therm...
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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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Susterfeldstraße 130, 52072 Aachen, Germany.
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Chocolate lovers, come to the home of Lindt, close to the Aachen West train station. This factory shop is nothing less than paradise as far as your sweet tooth is concerned. Best of all, the chocolates sold here are almost 25-30% cheaper than what you’d find in retail stores. Every possible variety - truffles, nut chocolate, pralines, high co...
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Friedrich Wilhelm Platz, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
09:30 am - 11:00 pm
Aachen is famous for its thermal spas. This 266 feet long neo-classical building in 1827 – an open pillared hall, and two pavilions – in the centre of which are two drinking fountains that spout thermal water. Rich in minerals, the sulphurous water can be smelt far before you enter the beautiful building. Some truly famous people have d...
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Obere Drimbornstraße 44, 52066 Aachen, Germany.
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
This nine acre zoo mostly covers domestic animals in its 1000 specimens covering about 200 species, but there are also monkey’s camels, zebra, lynx, cheetah, antelopes, and ostriches. Unlike most zoos, you’re not banned from feeding all the animals. The whole purpose of the zoo is to help us connect with the animals; you can get animal ...
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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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Franzstrasse 115, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
This late 13th century gate was one of Western Europe’s most powerful city gates, and is only one of the two gates that survive from the original city fortifications. Over the years its been used as a soldier’s barracks, a homeless shelter, and a hostel. It’s one of Aachen’s oldest surviving structures. Check out the statue ...
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Theaterpl. 1, 52062 Aachen, Germany.
11:00 am - 07:00 pm
Opera, drama, ballet and music – these are the art forms that the theatre engages Aachen with. But even if you’re not catching a show (and you totally should), merely gazing at the beautiful building in admiration should is worth a stop at the building.
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Ruetscher Strasse 4, 52072 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
This 14th century gate was manned by soldiers and militia throughout the times when Aachen was a Free Imperial City. Today it’s used by German Youth and Scout groups. There’s not much do here, apart from go through the arch, and admire the statue on top. Check out the portcullis.