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Elisenbrunnen

Friedrich Wilhelm Platz, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 94313490
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A very old health fountain

A very old health fountain whose water does not smell good for every nose. Commemorative plaques... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pittivomdorf
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Germany
Good restaurant with plenty of places to sit in!

I've been here a couple of times and almost all of the time the food was exquisite! I would highly... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Prashant M
,
Trento, Italy
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  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
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“hot water” (7 reviews)
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Friedrich Wilhelm Platz, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 241 94313490
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very old health fountain whose water does not smell good for every nose. Commemorative plaques point to the numerous prominent visitors of the past

Thank Pittivomdorf
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I've been here a couple of times and almost all of the time the food was exquisite! I would highly recommend the Salmon here with the butter they serve... a mouth watering dish!

Thank Prashant M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The presence of the hot water wells was probably a major reason why the Romans settled in the Aachener region. Some 1600 years later the thermal water became an attraction for the rich and famous in Europe, who believed the water had healing power and...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We walked there on many corners, Ice-cream parlor next to it was cool. I wish to go there in summer time.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

At the Elisenbrunnen on Sunday evenings they have dancing classes(classical). You just turn up and you can join in. I am not sure if any costs are involved but it looks very well organised. It’s great to see and there are all age groups on...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I found here very interesting and although there's not much to see, it's worth stopping by for half an hour or so to see the fountain (I would actually call them taps!) When I got there, there was a homeless person using one of the...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Aachen has been touted as a spa town since Roman times where people flocked here to enjoy the hot spring water. The hot spring water is still available from the fountains but that is all. No baths or pools available now. There is an archeological...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

This place is good for one picture. We were kind of disappointed when we walked through it and there was nothing to see.

Thank Carolina R
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Elisa Fountain (Elisenbrunnen) is the symbol of the spa town of Aachen. It was constructed in 1827 according to plans of the architects Cremer and Schinkel. At the time, the Elisa Fountain served as a drinking hall and a promenading hall. Still today it...More

Thank Cheriena .
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

To be honest I thought this was just a bus station until I saw pictures on TripAdvisor. It's worth having a walk through to look at the architecture of what is a very old building. And to put your hands in the lovely warm water....More

Thank Marc W
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