Aachen, 07/2005

A tower of the Cathedral

Gargoyles on the cathedral walls

The chandelier was made between 1165-1184 in Aachen. It was a donation of Emperor Barbarossa.

This throne was used by 31 of many German rulers for their coronation in the Aachen Cathedral. It is claimed to be Charlemagne's.

Aachen Rathaus - built where Charlemagne palace used to be.

Aachen City Hall

"Puppet Fountain" in the pedestrian area. It is made of movable bronze figures and entertains children tired of shopping