Aachen Cathedral sights in germany

Saturday, June 23rd 2012. | Germany

Aachen Cathedral sights in germany Aachen Cathedral sights in germany

Aachen cathedral is the church a very long time and here many relics of ancient times, Aachen Cathedral is an important historical building for Europeans who gave birth to the Kings in medieval France. Aachen Cathedral was founded by Charlemagne with a lot of architectural heritage in the form of gold adorned the cathedral church. Aachen Cathedral Church remains one of the oldest churches in Germany that contains many treasures from the early medieval period, including the Throne of Charlemagne in 800, the Altarpiece of gold in 1000, the tribune of gold in 1020 and a collection of other interesting relics. With the pillars of the Greek and Italian marble, bronze doors, the largest mosaic dome (now destroyed), Aachen cathedral was regarded as a remarkable artistic creations. This is the first domed structure to be built in the northern Alps since time immemorial.

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Construction of Aachen cathedral symbolizes the unification of western and spiritual and political revival under Charlemagne in the year 814, Charlemagne was buried here, and throughout the Middle Ages until the year 1531 continued to be crowned emperor of Germany here. Treasury of the cathedral is a collection of archaeological interest, aesthetic, and historic incalculable. The most important historical epoch of Aachen cathedral began with the takeover of government by Charlemagne in 768. Imperial palace with thermal springs immediately to permanent residency and so develop into spiritual and cultural center. Two hundred years later she was canonized, the resulting stream of pilgrims who want to see the tomb of Charlemagne and the legacy he collected during his life. Charlemagne’s relations with the city reflected in the many architectural treasures and memories in the townscape.

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