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Things to do in Aachen

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“Hermosa catedral clasificada como patrimonio de la UNESCO. Punto principal y un "MUST TO DO" de la ciudad.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Aachens Shopping Mall mit guter Verkehrsanbindung. Das Parkhaus ist direkt unter der Mall. Aachen hat eine Umweltzone. Bitte achtet darauf, dass eure Auto eine grüne Plakette hat! Aachen's shopping mall with good traffic connections. The parking garage is right under the mall. Aachen has an environmental zone. Please make sure that your car has a green sticker! Centre commercial d'Aix-la-Chapelle bien desservi par les transports en commun. Le parking se trouve juste en dessous du centre commercial. Aix-la-Chapelle possède une zone environnementale. Assurez-vous que votre voiture a un autocollant vert !”
  • 22 locals recommend
Building
“Cheap and goof quality restaurants. Asian, Italian, German, Turkish and American kitchen.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Spa
“you can bring hier unforgettable day relaxing, chilling and carring your body and soul.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Establishment
“Nice market every Tuesday and Thursday, In Aachener Marktplatz infront of the Rathaus(City Administration Building)where you can take a tour. The area around here is the older part of the city.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Premise
“The Aachen cathedral. Just a 15 to 20 minute walk from here! Around the cathedral are a lot of places to visit! Its the center of Aachen.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Establishment
“Very high level theatre for plays and operas with modern scenography. Mostly classical performances. Very good orchestra”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“it is ideal to go for a run if you like hills. you will also enjoy the view ;-)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Ein Haus für die Kunst der Gegenwart Von der amerikanischen Pop-Art über die 1980er und 1990er Jahre bis zu aktuellen Tendenzen vermitteln Sammlungen, Wechselausstellungen, Veranstaltungen und museumspädagogische Aktivitäten ein lebendiges Bild heutiger Kunst.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Establishment
“Crossing borders of the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium Uren wandelen in het groen. hours wlkaing in the green.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bus Station
“we love to sit in the elisengarden in the sun, and the stinky and healthy water make this happening even picanter”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“it's only 5 minutes away and a really big park where it's also possible to do barbeques :)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
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“There was a tradition for the leftist to this place. Is a nice place to grab a beer within the city centre.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Really good Lebanese restaurant. One of Aachen's best insider tipps. It affordable and the food is delicous. closed on sundays.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Three-countries point, the highest point in NL, beautiful place and attraction.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Museum
“Hopping on and off and enjoying the scenery, both from inside the train and while hiking ”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Really good Lebanese restaurant. One of Aachen's best insider tipps. It affordable and the food is delicous. closed on sundays.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“If you want good pizza or pasta you can go to Vapiano. It's only a 5 minutes walk from home. Beware: not the greatest atmosphere in here but the food is very good value.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“This place transforms itself into a bar during the night, there is the chance to drink not just a coffee.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Den Drehturm Belvedere sollte man in Aachen besucht haben. Das Restaurant dreht sich einmal um 360° in der Stunde. The revolving tower Belvedere should have been visited in Aachen. The restaurant rotates 360° per hour. La tour tournante Belvedere aurait dû être visitée à Aix-la-Chapelle. Le restaurant tourne à 360° par heure. In Aken moet de draaiende toren Belvedere bezocht zijn. Het restaurant draait 360° per uur.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Schönes, modernes Restaurant mit guter Karte, guten Weinen und schönen Möglichkeiten, draussen zu sitzen. Auf für Frühstück zu empfehlen. Reservieren!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Prima Fritten und Currywurst - alte Location mit Charme in neuerem Ambiente”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
  • 4 locals recommend

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