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Old October 29th, 2004, 10:27 AM   #1
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Aachener Dom | Aachen, Germany

Here is the cathedral of Aachen, built near the now destroyed palace of Charlemagne where he founded Aix la Chapelle as a capital of his Frankish empire and that is now German.

The city is now Aachen and the cathedral is rated as world heritage by the UNESCO.

















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Old October 29th, 2004, 02:17 PM   #2
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northern europe on the outside but italian on the inside nice building 8
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Old October 29th, 2004, 02:31 PM   #3
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9/10

very nice.

When was it built?
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Old October 29th, 2004, 03:39 PM   #4
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very nice.

When was it built?

The original part is from Charlemagne, can't tell for all the cathedral. Hard to tell. But it's one of the oldest gothic (for the gothic part) for sure.
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Old October 30th, 2004, 05:42 AM   #5
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8.0 I've been in this church, and it is one of the most unusual buildings in Europe. It gets at least an 8.0 for its originality.
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Old October 30th, 2004, 07:08 AM   #6
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yes Tazmaniandevil,surely is one of the most ununsual buildings in Europe.It looks like they build through the ages a church on top of another.
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Old November 6th, 2004, 09:39 PM   #7
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unusual shape 8.5/10
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Old January 9th, 2005, 08:46 PM   #8
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Old January 10th, 2005, 03:09 AM   #9
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i thought i posted in this.. w.e. 10
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Old January 25th, 2005, 04:39 AM   #10
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just awesome, really awesome
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Old August 9th, 2005, 02:39 AM   #11
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Unique! 9,5
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Old August 9th, 2005, 02:01 PM   #12
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Gorgeous 9.5/10
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Old August 10th, 2005, 12:45 AM   #13
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yes indeed, unique, high, adn very pretty
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9/10, very unusual, but beautiful. i've been inside a couple of times and its just breath taking. its probably the most unique church i've ever been to.
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Old August 10th, 2005, 10:28 PM   #15
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one of the most unusual and recognisable german churches!10/10
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9/10 nice
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Old December 27th, 2005, 12:51 PM   #20
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10/10 even for it´s age and historic importance!

From Wikipedia:

The Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral" (in German: Kaiserdom) of Aachen, is the oldest cathedral in northern Europe. Charlemagne began the construction of the Palace Chapel in 786. When he died in 814, he was buried in his own cathedral, and his bones are still preserved in a special shrine.

The cathedral obtained its present shape in the course of more than a millennium. The core of the Aachen cathedral is the Palace Chapel; being surprisingly small in comparison to the later additions, at the time of its construction it was the largest dome north of the Alps. Its fascinating architecture with Classical, Byzantine and Germanic-Franconian elements is the essence of a monumental building of great importance: for 600 years, from 936 to 1531, the Aachen cathedral was the church of coronation for 30 kings of the Holy Roman Empire.
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