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Visit Aachen Germany on your next vacation to Europe. Discover the history and culture of Aachen Germany. Cities In Germany, Visit Germany, Germany Travel, The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Urbane Fotografie, Aachen Germany, European City Breaks, North Rhine Westphalia
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Visit Aachen Germany on your next vacation to Europe. Discover the history and culture of Aachen Germany.

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Charlemagne also known as Charles the Great or Charles I, was King of the Franks. He united most of Western Europe during the early Middle Ages and laid the foundations for modern France and German French History, European History, Ancient History, Ancient Aliens, American History, Video Blog, Kaiser Karl, Medieval, French Royalty
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Outside Charlamagnes Cathedral Aachen Germany You can "feel" the history when… Cathedral Architecture, Sacred Architecture, Classical Architecture, Aachen Cathedral, Cathedral Church, Aachen Germany, Old Churches, Place Of Worship, Kirchen

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Imperial Crown Jewels in the Coronation Hall inside the Aachen Rathaus (Charlemagne King's Hall) Aachen Germany by Royal Crowns, Royal Tiaras, Crown Royal, Tiaras And Crowns, Altar, North Rhine Westphalia, Aachen Cathedral, Kaiser Karl, Aachen Germany
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The Imperial Crown Jewels in the Coronation Hall inside the Aachen Rathaus (Charlemagne King's Hall) Aachen Germany

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Charlemagne also known as Charles the Great ~ ruler of the Frankish kingdom and protagonist of the Carolingian 'Renaissance' (portrait in a reliquary bust - Aachen Cathedral, Germany) European History, Ancient History, Art History, Family History, North Rhine Westphalia, Aachen Cathedral, Renaissance Portraits, Carolingian, Late Middle Ages
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Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance". My GGG grandfather. European History, Ancient History, Art History, Family History, History Pics, North Rhine Westphalia, Hugues Capet, Palatine Chapel, Aachen Cathedral
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Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance". The period saw an increase in literacy, developments in the arts, architecture and jurisprudence, as well as liturgical and scriptural studies. The English monk Alcuin (d. 804) was invited to Aachen, and brought the classical Latin education available in the monasteries of Northumbria.

My great grandfather. German scientists who have spent 26 years studying bones from Charlemagne’s gilded sarcophagus in Aachen Cathedral have announced the remains are probably indeed those of the great king. Aachen Cathedral, King Of Italy, Kaiser Karl, Carolingian, Holy Roman Empire, Great King, Roman Emperor, Effigy, Dark Ages

Charlemagne’s bones are (probably) real

German scientists have announced after almost 26 years of research that the bones interred for centuries at Aachen Cathedral are likely to be those of Charlemagne.

The head of Charlemagne, from the ship Réal de France, built in He makes a noble, striking figure at something like 5 feet tall, and it’s difficult to believe he’s over 300 years … Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Aachen Cathedral, Ship Figurehead, Old Sailing Ships, Carolingian, Sea Captain, Holy Roman Empire, Early Middle Ages
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The head of Charlemagne, from the ship Réal de France, built in 1694. He makes a noble, striking figure at something like 5 feet tall, and it’s difficult to believe he’s over 300 years …

Interior of the Palatine Chapel Aachen Cathedral Germany by Jim Linwood. Early Medieval chapel is the remaining component of Charlemagne's Palace. Aachen Cathedral, Cathedral Church, Palatine Chapel, Medieval, Les Religions, Sacred Architecture, Unique Buildings, Sense Of Place, Historical Images

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Cathedral of Charlemagne - Aachen Germany; Charlemagne realized the the Catholic Church could provide valuable assistance in governing his kingdom. Charlemagne greatly influenced restoring churches that had fallen in disrepair. Aachen Cathedral, Aachen Germany, Sainte Marie, Famous Buildings, Chapelle, Place Of Worship, Travel And Tourism, Beautiful Buildings, Kirchen

Aachen Cathedral

Aachen Cathedral- Germany-- church built by Charlemagne and his burial place- also has his throne---- ancestor

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The Cathedral of Aachen, Germany is the oldest in Northern Europe and contains the throne of Charlemagne. Places To Travel, Places To See, Aachen Cathedral, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Kaiser Karl, Aachen Germany, North Rhine Westphalia, Great Hotel

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Aachen Cathedral: Octagon / Oktogon

Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral" (in German: Kaiserdom), 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. Vista up to the octagon vault's mosaics through the huge (4.2m diameter) and impressive gilt copper…