Aachen Cathedral

Aachen Cathedral is a church in , and the see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Aachen. One of the oldest cathedrals in , it was constructed by order of the emperor Charlemagne, who was buried there in 814.

Landmarks in the Area

The Palatine Chapel in Aachen is an early medieval chapel and remaining component of Charlemagne's Palace of Aachen in what is now . Photo: Kolling, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Carschten, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Photo: Kamel15, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Euku, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Burtscheid is a town in western , near . is situated 1½ km southeast of Aachen Cathedral.

Soers is a community within and part of the district of . is situated 2½ km north of Aachen Cathedral.

is situated 2½ km east of Aachen Cathedral. Photo: Timo Beil, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Aachen Cathedral

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