Aachen Cathedral

The Cathedral of Aachen is one of the most famous examples of occidental architecture. It is the coronation church of more than 30 German kings, burial site of Charlemagne, major pilgrimage church and cathedral church of the Aachen diocese since 1930. In 1978 it was the first German building to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage list..
Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral" (in German: Kaiserdom), is a Roman Catholic church in Aachen, Germany. The church is the oldest cathedral in northern Europe and was known as the "Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen" during the Middle Ages. For 595 years, from 936 to 1531, the Aachen chapel was the church of coronation for 30 German kings and 12 queens. The church is currently the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Aachen, so named in 1802. Aachen Cathedral Treasury 3D View Barbarossa chandelier Charlemagne Vita Karoli Magni

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Oktogon
Oktogon Dom Aachen

sic deus hoc tutum stabili undamine templum quod carolus princeps condidit esse velit --->So God grant that this temple, that the Emperor Charlemagne has built, should stand safely on solid foundation.




Oktogon Dom Aachen

Oktogon Dom Aachen

Oktogon Dom Aachen
Königsthron
Königsthron

Oktogon Dom Aachen
Karlsschrein
Karlsschrein Dom Aachen
Ambo Heinrichs II.
Karlsschrein Dom Aachen
Barbarossaleuchter
Barbarossaleuchter Dom Aachen

Oktogon Dom Aachen
Domschatzkammer
Oktogon Dom Aachen
Lotharkreuz
Oktogon Dom Aachen


Rathaus
Rathaus Aachen


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Aachen Cathedral
Aachen Cathedral