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Granusturm

Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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The tower was built at the end of the 8th century during the reign of Charlemagne who succeeded in... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The oldest building in Aachen.

The Granusturm (Granus Tower) was built in the late 8th century as a part of the former royal... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Paul B
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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  • Average9%
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“market square” (2 reviews)
“tower” (3 reviews)
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Markt, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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"oldest building"
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The tower was built at the end of the 8th century during the reign of Charlemagne who succeeded in uniting large parts of Europe. Only the four lower floors are 8th century. Floors 5 and 6 were added in the 14th century, the topmost part...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The Granusturm (Granus Tower) was built in the late 8th century as a part of the former royal palace of king Charles The Great. The Granus Tower is the only remaining part of this palace and is now a part of the 14th centuryTown Hall...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

It's the oldest tower of the City, of Charlemagne's times; on the Market square; near the City Hall, on this historic place was the palace of Charlemagne.

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

This is the oldest building in Aachen, built in 788, and it dates from the time of Charlemagne. Later it became part of the town hall and the tower is raised slightly. However, the tower still shows its age. It is located directly at one...More

1  Thank Fedor-and-Rivka
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