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Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)

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Nice from outside

I saw the building during the Christmas Market, which is in front of the building. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Of course a very beautiful building; we just wish more rooms were accessible to the public. It’s a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw the building during the Christmas Market, which is in front of the building. Beautiful background for the market.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course a very beautiful building; we just wish more rooms were accessible to the public. It’s a self guided tour so helpful to do some research beforehand

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Christmas market here and it is one of nicest I have been to. I have been to many in Germany and this is one I would recommend. It would not be difficult to go from here,go By car stay for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Conor16
Reviewed 16 December 2018

The Rathaus is the ancient location of Carlo Magno's castle. It has been completely renewed after world war II but it is a great place to visit in Aachen because it is able to bring you back some great moment in history. I have been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

While the dom demonstrates the religious and royal power of Aachen, the city hall is a secular symbol of the city and it's a good change of pace from one to the other. Besides it gives the best vantage point of the cathedral and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sebastiensh
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We wouldn't have known to visit city hall without a reviewer advising tourists to stop in. It's worth the small entrance fee and no one hurried us through on our self-tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank j j
Reviewed 5 December 2018

The old town hall formed one part of Charlemagne's palace - at one end with the cathedral at the other. There is a small entrance fee and a free guide booklet. In the entrance hallway, don't miss the video installation that explains the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank johnfX1850LX
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building on the main square of Aachen. Outside is impressive and inside is not as interesting, but still worth visiting it and enjoy the view from the windows on the upper floors

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

The Aachen Town Hall (Rathaus) dates from 1330 lies between two central squares, the Markt and the Katschhof. Inside you can find five frescoes by the Aachen artist Alfred Rethel which show legendary scenes from the life of Charlemagne, as well as Charlemagne's signature. Around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The City Hall of Aachen is a very impressive building and the surroundings with the marketplace and the "old city" is the place to be in Aachen. Definitely worth a visit is the Christmas Market around the City Hall in December.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Karon W | Reviewed this property |
We didn't get a chance to dine there but it was very busy and is very popular Google it or find it on Tripadvisor and book accordingly. Have a good time in Aachen.