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Aachen Mitte

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Country  Germany
District  Aachen-Mitte
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
State  North Rhine-Westphalia
City  Aachen
Dialling code  0241
Aachen-Mitte
Postal codes  52062, 52064, 52066, 52068, 52070

Aachen-Mitte is one of the seven districts of the city of Aachen, Germany, and contains the sub-districts of Beverau, Bildchen, Burtscheid, Forst, Frankenberg, Grüne Eiche, Hörn, Lintert, Pontviertel, Preuswald, Ronheide, Rothe Erde, Stadtmitte, Steinebrück and West.

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Map of Aachen-Mitte, 52062 Aachen, Germany

As the center of the city of Aachen, the district is by far the most populated, with over 168,000 residents. It contains both the Aachen Cathedral and Aachen Rathaus, which are each near the city center, as well as Aachen’s main theatre. Numerous squares, including Hansemannplatz, Kaiserplatz, and Lindenplatz are likewise contained within the district, as is the medieval Ponttor, which was one of the original gates in the wall surrounding the city.

Sights

Attractions include:

  • the Aachen Cathedral
  • the Aachen Rathaus
  • the Historical Altstadt
  • the medieval Ponttor
  • the association football stadium new Tivoli
  • Frankenberg Castle
  • Burtscheid Abbey
  • Aachen’s City Gardens
  • the Lousberg, a high hill near downtown Aachen
  • the Elisenbrunnen, a hot water spring in downtown Aachen
  • the Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, named for the Aachen entrepreneur Barthold Suermondt
  • References

    Aachen-Mitte Wikipedia


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