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 on Aachen Cathedral

Go Historic ID
318153
Names
Aachen Cathedral
Aachener Dom
Kaiserdom
Pfalzkapelle
Dates
786-805; 1414

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Klosterplatz 2
Aachen, Germany
52062
Contact
0241 47 70 90

Resources for Aachen Cathedral

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

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Aachen Cathedral - Aachen, Germany