Visiting Aachen & its Beautiful Cathedral – Things to Do & Travel Guide
The first place I ever visited in Germany was actually the relatively unknown town of Aachen, a cute town near the French and Belgian borders. It’s known for being the home of Charlemagne’s cathedral and is also the hometown of Anne Frank’s mother. Though there’s a world of difference between Aachen and Berlin, Aachen still has a lot to offer for history buffs.
Some History of Aachen
Aachen started out as a spa town in Roman times, and it grew to be one of Emperor Charlemagne’s favourite places centuries later. Subsequently he made Aachen the centre of his empire (so … Continue reading
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