Aachen Cathedral Aachen, Germany

Aachen Cathedral
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Commissioned by Charlemagne in 786, this is the oldest cathedral in Northern Europe. A graceful Gothic choir was added to the Carolingian core in the 15th century. Inside are several major relics and early medieval artworks.

Facts & Stats

Go Historic ID
248402
Best Known As
Aachen Cathedral
Full Name
Aachen Cathedral
Also Known As
Aachener Dom
Kaiserdom
Pfalzkapelle
Coordinates
50.774612° N, 6.084114° E  (map)
Address
Klosterplatz 2
Aachen, Germany
52062
Website
Phone
0241 47 70 90

Further Resources

  1. Carl, Alfred. “Aachen and Its Cathedral”. 2005.
  2. “Aachen”. “Encyclopaedia Britannica Online”.