Importance of Aachen in European History

Aachen's Rathaus (Townhall) is an interesting building. It is at the same spot where Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor, had his palace in around 800 A.D. Over the centuries, the palace that was once the most important center of power and culture in Europe, deteriorated. This side of the palace was facing the Aachen... Continue Reading →

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Fountains of Aachen

There is something quite charming about water fountains. I remember that in the city in India where I spent a lot of my life growing up, there used to be a huge fountain, at a roundabout in the center of the city, that used to be lit up with colorful lights in the evenings. While... Continue Reading →

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