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Aachener Dom

Northern Europe
Travel Destinations

An intriguing city, Maastricht, Holland

Since we were staying South of Bonn, we decided to do a 1 hour drive north/west to Aachen, then neighboring Maastricht, only 20 min away. Once we arrived we parked at a an underground mall in town. I met some interesting people at the Marktplatz. Of course, if you knew me, I started to have […]

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Germany
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Aachen Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site

After our three hour visit to Maastricht, Holland, it was only natural to drive 20 min east back through Aachen, Germany The Aachen Cathedral is also called Aachener Dom. The palatine chapel with it’s magnificent octagonal basilica and cupola was built about 790-800 under Emperor Charlemagne. The cathedral was inspired by the churches of the […]

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