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Independent Shopping Trip to Maasmechelen Village Luxury Outlet from Brussels
"Leave Brussels in the early morning to avoid traffic and journey across the Flemish countryside by comfortable air-conditioned coach to the elegant and modern Maasmechelen Village luxury outlet. In addition to its top Belgian brands such as Essentiel Sarah Pacini and Olivier Strelli this outlet also offers several famous international brands such as Dolce & Gabbana Juicy Couture
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Private Tour: Cologne City Highlights
"Start your tour with a pickup from your Cologne hotel and travel into the center of town with your private guide. While relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned minivan chat with your guide about the places on your itinerary and if you would perhaps like to focus on one area more than another simply let your guide know.The first stop on your sightseeing tour is Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) the city’s symbolic landmark and one of Germany’s most striking Gothic monuments. Learn about the Roman Catholic cathedral from the outside of the building while admiring its large frontal facade and then head inside to explore independently. After strolling around the captivating place of worship
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Private Tour: Cologne City Highlights
"Start your tour with a pickup from your Cologne hotel and travel into the center of town with your private guide. While relaxing in the comfort of your air-conditioned minivan chat with your guide about the places on your itinerary and if you would perhaps like to focus on one area more than another simply let your guide know.The first stop on your sightseeing tour is Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom) the city’s symbolic landmark and one of Germany’s most striking Gothic monuments. Learn about the Roman Catholic cathedral from the outside of the building while admiring its large frontal facade and then head inside to explore independently. After strolling around the captivating place of worship
From EUR64.00

More General in Aachen

The laughing horse statue

The "Fröhliche Hengst" (the happy Horse) statue is located at the Aachen Theaterplatz in front of the theater.The piece of rt was made by sculptor Gerhard Marck in 1963.There are more horse statues at...
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Mar 28, 2016

Public Toilet

There are three payed public toilets at Aachen with a 24/7 service.Besides above toilets there are over 30 public buildings in the city center where you can use the toilet for free during their...
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Mar 28, 2016

Five horses at the station

In front of the Aachen main train station a statue of five bronze horses is located.It's made by local artist Bonifatius Stirnberg in 1975 and it is a clear sign of Aachen being the World horse...
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Mar 20, 2016

Die Oecher Penn

The Oecher Penn is the oldest Carnaval society of the city. They placed the Die Stadtgarde Oecher Penn at the Marchiertor city gate. Translated the Oecher Penn means the wooden stick from Aachen; what...
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Mar 17, 2016

POLIZEI

The Aachen police squad is part of the Nordrein-Westfalen force.If you need help in an emergency dial: 110.Also there are local police stations at:-Im Mariental 14-Hubert-Wienen-Straße 25-Mauerstraße...
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Mar 17, 2016

Emergency

I hope you will never need it, bt in case of an emergency at Aachen dial 112 fast. An ambulance (http://telenotarzt.de/) will be on its way within seconds.Only use this number for emergencies.
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Mar 14, 2016
 
 
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Die Letzte Spur, AIDS memorial

At the Münsterplatz,adjacent to the DOM church the AIDS memorial is locatedIt's a project with names of AIDS victims made by artist Tom Fecht and is called Die Letzte Spur (the last trace).It was...
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Mar 07, 2016

St. Stephanus statue

The bronze St. Stephanus statue is located at the Hungarian chapel (Ungarnkapelle) of the DOM church (South side of the building) at the Münsterplatz square.It was made by sculpture Irme Varga in...
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Mar 07, 2016

Three figures

On the Suermondtplatz square there is a 3-fold statue located called 'Drei Figuren'.It's made by artist Klaus Schmetz in 1987,The display just reflects the every day life at Aachen.Each of the figures...
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Mar 05, 2016

Synagoge denkmal

The Synagoge denkmal is located at Synagogenplatz in front of the new Synagoge.The plague at the memorial reads:Das Denkmal stellt dar: Die Geschichte Israels als Stern aus David. Trotz vieler Schläge...
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Mar 01, 2016

Schirmdenkmal an der Nikolauskirche

The Schirmdenkmal an der Nikolauskirche is made by Norbert Schnitzler in 1974.The statue is located in the Großkölnstraße next to the St. Nicolaus church.The statue is a link to the umbrella factory...
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Feb 28, 2016

Klenkes statue

The Klenkes statue is located close to the Elisenbrunnen.It's a display in the way the Aachen citizens great each other, where-ever they are: with their little finger. Original is was the way how...
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Feb 26, 2016

Mädchen auf der Mauer statue

The Mädchen auf der Mauer statue is located halfway at the Theaterstraße near the bus stop.The sculpture is made by Clemens Pasch in 1979.It's a bronze statue place on a stone and a private initiative...
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Feb 26, 2016

Charlemagne statue at the Market square

The Charlemagne statue at the Market square is replica of the original statue located in the Aachen Town Hall.The bronze statue at the square dates from 1620 and of course also is a fountain.In 796...
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Feb 18, 2016

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Zollernstrasse 2, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 52070, Germany
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Peterstrasse 66, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 52062, Germany
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Monheimsallee 52, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 52062, Germany
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Juelicherstrasse 10-12, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 52070, Germany
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Peterstrasse 1, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 52062, Germany
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Friedland Strasse 6-8, Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 52064, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Aachen

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Aachener Dom - Cathedral

The Nikolauskapelle in the North-West corner of the Dom church was constructed from 1473 till 1485. It was made in a Gothic style. The chapel had to be reinforced in later centuries as some of the...
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Rathaus - Town Hall

Aachen always had been a souverain city and in the 14th century the citizens decided to build a new City Hall. The construction was completed in 1349 and included the old Granusturm tower. In the...
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Altstadt - Historical City Centre

The former Katharina church was part of the Augustiner Cloister at the Pontstraße. The first construction activities started in 1275. In 1656 the big city fire at Aachen destroyed many buildings and...
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Elisenbrunnen

In Aachen and vicinity there are numerous hot mineral springs which have been crucial to the city’s development for the past two thousand years. The ancient Romans built bathhouses and used Aachen as...
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Kreislauf des Geldes Brunnen - Fountain

The best known and most photographed of Aachen’s many fountains is perhaps this. It is certainly the one that got the most attention from our walking tour group of VTers. It was created in 1976 by a...
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Theater Aachen

Aachen’s theatre is an imposing building with its white walls really gleaming on a bright day, although as it faces north-west it is only late in the day that you can catch its frontage in sunlight....
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"City of Kings and Thermal Baths"
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"Karnival and Charlemagnia"
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"Singing in the reign . . ."
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"Following the King"
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"VT meeting place for 2015"
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