Aachen Cathedral Aachen, Germany

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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.

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Go Historic ID
318153
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Street Address
Klosterplatz 2
Postcode
52062
Coordinates
50.774612° N, 6.084114° E
Email
info@aachendom.de
Phone
0241 47 70 90

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References & Resources

  1. Aachen and Its Cathedral
  2. Aachen Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
  3. Official Website of Aachen Cathedral Official website.

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Aachen Cathedral (Aachen, Germany)
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April 11, 2015