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AachenGermany

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City Overview

Aachen, the most westerly of Germany’s cities, lies close to the Belgian and Dutch borders. Aachen - and the region around the cities of Maastricht (NL) and Liège (B) - form the Euregio Maas-Rhein with 3.9 million inhabitants. 

The University of Technology and its affiliated research institutes play a major role in the city’s economy. Aachen is host to the first German UNECSO world heritage site, the Charlemagne Cathedral, which attracts 1.5 million visitors every year.
Aachen’s retail market benefits from shopping tourism from Belgium and the Netherlands. The major high street, Adalbertstrasse, and the streets in the medieval old town (Damengraben and Holzgraben, Krämerstrasse, Grosskölnstrasse) form an attractive retail market. In autumn 2015 the Aquis Plaza, Aachen’s first inner city shopping center and it’s 130 shops opened doors on lower Adalbertstrasse. On the other hand, re-development of the building block "Am Büchel" with a planned retail capacity of 5,000 sq m will be finished in 2019 at the earliest.

Things to do

See

Work

Adalbertstrasse, Münsterplatz, Aachen's Market Place, Ostertor and Steintor 


Rest

Aachener Dom and Domschatzkammer, Aachener Rathaus, Puppenbrunnen, Elisenbrunnen, Ponttor, Marschiertor, Centre Charlemagne, Ludwigforum, Burg Frankenberg


And be seen

Eat

Am Knipp, Hexenhof, Aachener Brauhaus, Zum goldenen Einhorn, Hanswurst, Restaurant Elisenbrunnen, Aachener Café Haus, Sauerbraten Palast, Gare du Nord


Drink

DRY - Liquid Supper Bar, Domkeller, Molkerei, Café Kittel, Café Madrid, Kuckucksnest, Hildegart, Die Kiste, Grotesque Absinth-Bar, City Pub, Monoheidi


Be Merry

Tierpark Aachen, Theater Aachen, Starfish, Musikbunker, Dreiländereck, Black Table Magic Theater, Kurpark Terassen, Musikbunker