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.
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