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Aachen Destination Guide

Touring Aachen in Germany.

Aachen in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia with it's 265,208 citizens is located in Germany - some 336 mi (or 541 km) West of Berlin, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Aachen in Germany

Time in Aachen is now 11:38 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Berlin" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Vaals, Simpelveld, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Namur or Frankenberger Viertel. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

21°C / 70 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1020.5 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 25th of May 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Saturday, 26th of May 2018
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)
Sunday, 27th of May 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 19°C (67 °F)


Aachen Germany

03:31 min ( September 14, 2010 by MrBirchBay)
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Kent Germany vacation in fall of 2010. UNESCO Historical City of Aachen

Helicopter Start Aachen City

01:12 min ( June 24, 2008 by headcrash69)
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ADAC Helicopter starting in Aachen, Löhegraben

Aachen Burtscheid Jägerstraße 17/19 IS...

01:14 min ( January 02, 2009 by JakobDerHeld)
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2. Januar 2009 Schnee in Aachen ISEA bei Schnee

Aachen Christmas Market December 2007

00:43 min ( December 08, 2007 by JoHeide)
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Street organ plays during Aachen's Christmas market

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Aachen during the next days.



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Mensch Maschine

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Der Reservist - Arbeiten Im 21. Jahrhundert

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Nicht Blinzeln! - Close-up-Zaubershow

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Raritäten - Close-up-Zaubershow

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Blackout - Close-up-Zaubershow

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Krähengesänge - Lieder Vom Anderen

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Blackout - Close-up-Zaubershow

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Die Bitteren Tränen Der Petra Von Kant

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7. Sinfoniekonzert

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Interesting facts about this location

Aachen Cathedral

Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral", 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 600 years, from 936 to 1531, the Aachen chapel was the church of coronation for 30 German kings and 12 queens. The church is the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Aachen.

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Located at 50.78, 6.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:800s architecture, 9th-century church buildings, Aachen, Cathedrals in Germany, Churches in North Rhine-Westphalia, Coronation church buildings, Imperial cathedrals, Landmarks in Germany, Medieval architecture, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Germany, World Heritage Sites in Germany

RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University is a research university of technology (comparable to an institute of technology in the American system) located in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany with roughly 35,000 students enrolled in 126 study programs. RWTH Aachen has achieved recognition in several fields of engineering and science, especially mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, computer science, physics and chemistry.

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Located at 50.78, 6.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Aachen, Educational institutions established in 1870, Engineering universities and colleges in Germany, Glass science institutes, RWTH Aachen University, Technical universities and colleges, Universities and colleges in Germany, Universities and colleges in North Rhine-Westphalia

Palatine Chapel, Aachen

The Palatine Chapel is an Early Medieval chapel that is the remaining component of Charlemagne's Palace of Aachen. Although the palace no longer exists, the chapel has been incorporated into the Aachen Cathedral, Germany. It is the city's major landmark and the central monument of the Carolingian Renaissance. The chapel holds the remains of Charlemagne and was the site of coronations for 600 years. As part of the Aachen Cathedral, the chapel is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Located at 50.78, 6.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:800s architecture, 9th-century church buildings, Buildings and structures in North Rhine-Westphalia, Carolingian architecture, Chapels in Germany, Octagonal buildings

Battle of Aachen

The Battle of Aachen was a major conflict of the Second World War, fought by American and German forces in and around Aachen, Germany, between 2–21 October 1944. The city had been incorporated into the Siegfried Line, the main defensive network on Germany's western border; the Allies had hoped to capture it quickly and advance into the industrialized Ruhr Basin.

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Located at 50.78, 6.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine, Battles of World War II involving the United States, Conflicts in 1944

Klinikum Aachen

The Klinikum Aachen, full German name "Universitätsklinikum Aachen" (University Hospital Aachen), abbreviated UKA, formerly known as "Neues Klinikum", is the largest hospital in Europe, located in Aachen. It is part of the RWTH Aachen and contains its whole medical faculty. Seen from far away, for many visitors the Klinikum Aachen looks like an oil refinery rather than a hospital, due to the huge striped ventilation pipes that are attached to the outer walls.

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Located at 50.78, 6.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Aachen, Buildings and structures in North Rhine-Westphalia, High-tech architecture, Hospitals established in 1985, RWTH Aachen University, University hospitals in Germany

Quote of the moment

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.

G. K. Chesterton