89 Sights in Aachen, Germany (with Map and Images)
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The Reiff-Museum was a museum in Aachen, Germany. The museum was founded by Franz Reiff (1835–1902); because since the founding of RWTH Aachen University in 1870 as the "Royal Rhenish-Westphalian Polytechnic School of Aachen", there was also a painting professorship, which was located in the Department of Architecture; the position was held (successively): Franz Reiff, Alexander Frenz, August von Brandis, Hermann Haas. The collection of works of art served to train architects and art historians at the Polytechnic Technical University. Today, the collection is only partially preserved. The building refers to its original use via a cartouche with the inscription Reiff-Museum. The original collection rooms on the 2nd floor have had a different use since the 1950s. The building houses the Faculty of Architecture of RWTH Aachen University. The collection has been stored in a cellar depot since 2012 and cannot be visited.
The Marienkapelle is a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Aachen-Burtscheid, Germany. It stands on the corner of Gregorstraße and Berdoletstraße and was built in 1643/44 at the instigation of the acting abbess of Burtscheid Abbey, Henrietta Raitz von Frenz, and the monk Peter Kerchof in honour of the "Madonna of Scherpenheuvel". The chapel contains as the most important component the newly made miraculous image of Mary, whose representation corresponds to the original in the Baroque pilgrimage church dedicated to Our Lady in the Belgian pilgrimage site of Scherpenheuvel-Zichem. The previously used French name Montaigu for Scherpenheuvel derives from Latin mons acutus = Spitzer Berg or Scharfer Hügel. This led in the vernacular to the name Klein Scherpenhövel or simply chapel for the Burtscheider Marienkapelle.
3. Ehemaliges Kloster vom Guten Hirten
The Monastery of the Good Shepherd in Aachen is a former Christian institution in the area of the Süsterfeld on the edge of the Westbahnhof Aachen. The monastery complex, built in 1887 by Hermann Josef Hürth in neo-Gothic style, was commissioned by the branch of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, which had existed in Aachen since 1848, and used it for their own purposes until 1982. The city of Aachen then took over the complex, had parts of it torn down and placed the former pupil's house, washhouse and the somewhat remote priest's house under monument protection. In a further step, the areas and existing buildings were and will be gradually redesigned for high-quality residential development and for the development of the planned "Campus West".
4. Gutshof Schloss Berensberg
Berensberg Castle, also known as Haus Berensberg and Gut Berensberg, is a former aristocratic residence in the Herzogenrath district of Kohlscheid-Berensberg. Until the beginning of the 15th century, the property was owned as a fief of the Electorate of Cologne by a lower-aristocratic family of the same name. Then it came to the von Harff family, who had the moated castle, which was damaged in the Eighty Years' War, rebuilt at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries as a four-winged complex. Through the marriage of a Harff daughter, the complex came to the von Reuschenberg family, under whom a new manor house was built in 1714. Other owners were the Peltzer and Cockerill families. Berensberg Castle has belonged to the city of Aachen since 1910.
5. Gemeindezentrum Maria im Tann
Maria im Tann is the center for children, youth and family assistance and the youth professional assistance of the city of Aachen on the outskirts of the district Preuswald. It has its origins in the lung sanatorium for adults, which has existed since 1909 and its extension by a children's home in 1916 and has been managed since 1995 by the "Catholic Education Association for the Rhine Province" and the affiliated "Betriebsführungsgesellschaft mbH". The center described above is a member of the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft katholischer Einrichtungen und Dienste der Erziehungshilfe in der Diözese Aachen" of the Aachen branch of the German Caritas Association and is currently home to around 220 children and adolescents. It employs around 110 people.
Alt-Linzenshäuschen is the name for one of the eight former watchtowers of the former Aachen Empire, which was built around 1410. It lay in the Aachen Heath, the forest area south of Aachen, on the edge of a road connection that already existed in Roman times, the later pilgrimage route from Eupen to Aachen, today Bundesstraße 57. Its original name was "Watchtower Brandenberg", but from the 16th century onwards, the name "Linzenshäuschen" developed over several name variations, first in the vernacular and later also in the official records. The entire current building complex is a listed building. In the 12 novellas in local color by Carl Borromäus Cünzer, Alt-Linzenshäuschen is one of the settings of his actions.
The Müschpark is an approximately 11-hectare park, which was created between 1803 and 1814 on behalf of the Secretary General of the French administration, Wilhelm Körfgen, directly at the northern foot of the Lousberg in Aachen as Ferme Ornée. The park takes its name from Gut Müsch in the same area, which is directly adjacent to today's monastery of St. Raphael in the Soers and lies in the landscape conservation area of Aachen. It was privately owned until 2005 and was then taken over by the city of Aachen, which made it available to the population as a public facility. The entrances are located at the former main gate at the corner of Purweider Weg / Strüver Weg and in the area of Buchenallee on the Lousberg.
8. Ehemaliges Dominkanerkloster
The Dominican Monastery Aachen was the branch of the Dominican Order in Jakobstraße in Aachen, which also includes the monastery church of St. Paul, built at the beginning of the 15th century. The monastery was first mentioned in 1293 and secularized in 1802 during the French occupation. The convent building was then set up as a citizens' hospital, before the Order of the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus took over the building complex in 1848, while the monastery church continued to be used as a parish church from 1804 and, after its profanation in 2009, housed the diocesan archive of the diocese of Aachen. Both buildings were placed under monument protection by the lower monument authority in the 1980s.
9. Propsteikirche St. Kornelius
The Propsteikirche St. Kornelius in Kornelimünster, a district of Aachen, is a church building of the Roman Catholic Church in the Diocese of Aachen. The church is dedicated to St. Cornelius, who was pope from 251 to 253. Originally, it was the monastery church of the Imperial Abbey of Kornelimünster. Due to the relics of Christ kept in it, it became the destination of numerous pilgrimages, especially during the Kornelimünster pilgrimage, which takes place every seven years. After secularization in the Napoleonic era, it became the parish church of the parish of Kornelimünster. In addition, it remained a pilgrimage church and the destination of the pilgrimage, which takes place every seven years.
The so-called Varnenum is the excavation site of a Gallo-Roman temple district near Kornelimünster. It is located about 300 meters east of St. Stephen's Church on a plateau called "Schildchen". It is a Roman temple precinct, the foundation and first construction period of which is set in the time around the birth of Christ. The first documented excavations were carried out on the site in 1907, 1911, 1923 and 1924. A further excavation carried out in 1986 and 1987 was preceded by magnetometer prospections of the RAB as well as a phosphate analytical soil investigation, whose drilling grid area covered approx. 250,000 m² and thus extended very widely around the old excavation area.
Tuchfabrik Aachen AG was one of the larger textile companies Aachens. It was first founded in 1859 by the entrepreneurs Alfred Ritz and Conrad Vogel in Aachen under the name "Ritz & Vogel" and in 1873 in a factory situation on the bank of the Beverbach in the Frankenberger Quarter, which was newly built according to plans by Otto Intze on Charlottenstrasse, which at that time still belonged to the neighboring town of Burtscheid, convicted. In 1887 the complex was taken over by the manufacturers Siegmund Sternau and Albert Süskind, who brought in their "Süskind & Sternau" cloth factory, founded in the 1870s, and converted the new overall company in "Tuchfabrik Aachen AG" in 1897.
The Seepferdchenbrunnen is a fountain monument in Burtscheid designed by the Aachen architect Gerhard Thomalla, which was originally erected in 1956 in the rotunda of the Elisenbrunnen after its rebuilding in 1952/53. The bronze figures of the six seahorses standing upright around the fountain column were created by the Aachen sculptor Josef "Jupp" Zeller. The fountain bowl, made of a dark block of marble, comes from the stonemason's workshop of Ewald Mies, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's brother. It has a diameter of 3.30 meters. After the fountain had been removed from the Elisenbrunnen, it was erected in the 1970s at its present location on Burtscheider Kapellenstraße.
13. Bankhaus Kapuzinergraben
Bankhaus Kapuzinergraben is a building built in 1910 in downtown Aachen and was originally the headquarters of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Disconto-Gesellschaft AG. The Rheinisch-Westfälische Disconto-Gesellschaft AG was founded in 1905 from the Aachen Diskontogesellschaft, which in turn emerged from the private bank Scheibler & Charlier in December 1872. Leopold Scheibler had become wealthy due to a flourishing forwarding business that transported cloth and woollen goods from Monschau to the processing centres of Aachen and Cologne. The Charlier family in Roetgen owned one of the largest mills in the Monschauer Land since the 18th century.
14. Centre Charlemagne
The Centre Charlemagne – Neues Stadtmuseum Aachen is the local history and history museum of the city of Aachen. It received its French name after Charlemagne, the most famous and important historical personality of Aachen. The museum was set up in an administrative building of the city of Aachen at Katschhof No. 1, which was built between 1958 and 1962 by Gerhard Graubner and later placed under monument protection. The opening of the Centre Charlemagne took place on 19 June 2014. From 1961 to 2010, the old town museum was housed in the building of Frankenberg Castle; the exhibits were stored in a depot until the reopening.
15. Sankt Gregorius
The Church of St. Gregorius in Aachen-Burtscheid is a church of the Catholic parish of St. Gregory of Burtscheid, established on 1 January 2010, which is administratively also referred to as the "Community of Communities" (GdG) Aachen-Burtheid. The church was built in the 1960s according to plans by the Cologne architect Stefan Leuer as the parish church of the Roman Catholic parish of St. Gregorius and consecrated on 16 June 1967 in honor of the canonized Pope Gregory the Great. In 2018, it was placed under monument protection and its crypt was converted into the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the third of its kind in Aachen.
16. St. Johann Baptist
The former parish church of St. Johann-Baptist in Burtscheid is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to John the Baptist and former abbey church of the Imperial Abbey of Burtscheid. Since 2010 it has been part of the "Catholic parish of St. Gregory of Burtscheid", a large community formed as part of the parish structural reform in the diocese of Aachen since 2008, which is named after the founder of the abbey, Abbot Gregor von Burtscheid, and to which, in addition to St. Johann-Baptist, the former parishes of St. Michael-Burtscheid and St. Aposteln, St. Gregorius and Herz-Jesu belong.
Wikipedia: St. Johann (Aachen-Burtscheid) (DE), Architect Wikipedia
17. Friedhof Güldenplan
The Stadtgarten Aachen with the central and 193 m above sea level high Wingertsberg is a landscape-architecturally designed urban park in Aachen. It consists of the hospital garden laid out in 1852, which was converted into a spa park in 1916, as well as the adjacent Farwickpark to the north and acquired in 1925 and the former Protestant cemetery Güldenplan, which was incorporated after 1945. The Stadtgarten has a total area of about 2.3 ha and is located in the area between Monheimsallee, Jülicher Straße, Robensstraße, Passstraße and Rolandstraße.
18. Theater Aachen
Theater Aachen is a theatre in Aachen, Germany. It is the principal venue in that city for operas, musical theatre and plays. It is the home of the Aachen Symphony Orchestra. The original project was by Johann Peter Cremer, later altered by Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Construction on the original theatre began in 1822 and it opened on 15 May 1825. A bomb attack on 14 July 1943 destroyed the first theatre, and the current structure was inaugurated on 23 December 1951 with a performance of Richard Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.
19. Henger Herrjotts Fott
The crucifixion group Henger Herrjotts Fott (Behind Herrgott's Buttocks), actually Osen Herrjotts Hazz (Our Heart of God), is a bronze sculpture by Boniface Stirnberg. It was erected on 27 August 1989 in Aachen as a replacement for a stone crucifixion group that had been lost in 1941 in the turmoil of the Second World War. Its location is on a square between Wirichsbongardstraße and Schildstraße, which was given the official postal address "Henger Herrjotts Fott" in 2003 in allusion to the surrounding district of the same name.
20. kunsthaus nrw
The Kunsthaus Nordrhein-Westfalen Kornelimünster shows exhibitions of young artists from North Rhine-Westphalia, Belgium and the Netherlands and the collection of funding purchases in the field of fine arts of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). Administratively, the Kunsthaus is subordinated to the Ministry of Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sport of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Kunsthaus is housed in the former Imperial Abbey of Kornelimünster in Aachen-Kornelimünster, in the residence of the abbots.
21. Alexianerkloster Aachen
The Alexianerkloster Aachen is the motherhouse of the Order of the Alexian Brothers at the Alexianergraben in Aachen, whose first documentary mention dates back to the year 1391. The present building complex consists of the convent building (Clemensbau) with the St. Alexius Church and the rear wings of the adjoining Alexianer Hospital (Quirinusbau). The Clemensbau with the church was rebuilt in 1929 according to plans by the Düsseldorf architect Wilhelm Pauen (1865–1949) and placed under monument protection in 1980.
The Marschiertor, until the 17th century also called Mies(ch)ierspforte or later also Berseter Tor or Burtscheider Tor, was the southern gate of the outer Aachen city wall. It is one of the mightiest surviving city gates in Western Europe. Its construction began around 1257 and was probably completed shortly after 1300. With the Marschiermittlungtor, also called Burtscheider Mitteltor, it had a counterpart in the inner wall ring, the so-called Barbarossamauer, which had a total of ten gates.
The Aachen Landgraben is the name given to the fortifications along the almost 70 km long border of the former Aachen Empire. Individual sections can already be documented for the 14th and 15th centuries, but it was not until the beginning of the 17th century that the construction of the Landwehr was completed and contractually legitimized on 11 April 1611 by Albrecht VII von Habsburg, the acting regent of the Spanish Netherlands in Brussels, with the aldermen and the city council in Aachen.
Hühnerdieb is a fountain monument by the Berlin sculptor Hermann Joachim Pagels, which was unveiled at Christmas 1913 at the Aachen chicken market. It consists of the bronze figure of a chicken thief, which was mounted on a well bowl made of shell limestone. The figure shows the moment when the thief is astonished to discover that instead of the chicken he has stolen a rooster that crows and thus betrays him. However, the scene embodied in the figure is without historical precedent.
25. Kalkofen Wolfspfad
The lime kilns Walheim/Kornelimünster are a series of historic kilns, most of which are located in the district of Kornelimünster/Walheim south of Aachen. They were used to extract burnt lime from limestone and were built between 1870 and 1924 and partially supplemented and modernized after the Second World War. However, they had to be closed as early as the mid-1950s, as structural changes in the lime industry made the operation of smaller individual kilns no longer profitable.
26. Kurpark Burtscheid
The Kurpark Burtscheid is a green area laid out at the end of the 18th century in the Aachen district of Burtscheid. The Burtscheider Kurpark is the oldest park in Aachen and has been changed several times in its size and use over time. Until the middle of the 20th century, more than 15 artesian thermal springs sprang up within the spa park. On the park grounds there are several listed buildings, such as the translocated Nuellens pavilion, the Fürstenbad and the former Neubad.
27. Pfarrkirche St. Fronleichnam
The Aachen Church of St. Fronleichnam is the parish church of the Catholic parish of St. Josef and St. Fronleichnam and the best known and at the same time best documented church building by Rudolf Schwarz. The sacred building built in 1929/30 was originally parish church of the municipality of St. Fronleichnam, which was merged with the municipality of St. Josef in 2005. The former parish church of St. Josef has been used as a columbarium for urn burials since November 2006.
Wikipedia: St. Fronleichnam (Aachen) (DE), Website, Architect Wikipedia, Website
28. Wylre'sches Haus
The Wylre'sche Haus in Aachen is a listed representative residential building at Jakobstraße 35. It is named after the forester, alderman and multiple mayor of the imperial city of Aachen, Johann Bertram von Wylre, who had it built in 1669 after purchasing several plots of land. Since its takeover by the Aachen branch of the Hoesch/Heusch family, it has occasionally been referred to in literature and vernacular as Haus Heusch or Palais Heusch because of its furnishings.
The Apolloniakapelle Eilendorf is a Roman Catholic place of worship in the "Oberdorf" of the Aachen district of Eilendorf. It was built in 1774 and is the only one of formerly five chapels in the then independent district of Eilendorf, making it the oldest sacred building in the village. The entire chapel complex has been a listed building since the 1980s and has been looked after by the "Förderverein zum Erhaltung der Apollonia-Kapelle e. V." since 2010.
30. Kapelle St. Bernhard
The St. Bernhard chapel is a Catholic church building in Friesenrath, a town in the Aachen district of Kornelimünster/Walheim. It was built in 1938/1939 according to plans by the Aachen architect Karl Schmitz and Bernhard von Clairvaux was consecrated and has been listed since 2003. The chapel community of St. Bernhard Friesenrath is connected to the parish of St. Anna in Walheim and belongs to the parish association of GDG Aachen-Kornelimünster/Roetgen.
31. Heilige Dreifaltigkeit
Dreifaltigkeitskapelle is a Catholic church building in Schleckheim, Kornelimünster/Walheim district, Aachen. It was rebuilt in 1646 from an ancient former chapel dedicated to the Holy Trinity and was listed as a historic monument in the 1990s. The chapel belongs to the independent Schleckheim Chapel Community, which belongs to St. Rochus Parish of Oberforstbach and has been part of the GDG Aachen-Kornelimünster/Roetgen Parish Association since 1976.
32. Gut Melaten
Gut Melaten is a former estate in Aachen, Germany. The farm goes back to a medieval leprosory, which was founded on the Via Regia leading to Maastricht. It served in the period until 1550 as a quarantine station for lepers and lepers. The name derives from mal'ladre, the "disease of Lazarus". It is also known as the Aachen Leper House. The estate is an architectural monument, the site a geological and archaeological monument of the city of Aachen.
The Bilal Mosque in Aachen was built from 1964 to 1971 and is located on the original site of Aachen Technical University, named after Bilal Habasky. It is the fifth oldest mosque in existence in Germany, after Berlin's Wilmsdorf Mosque, Hamburg's Fazl-Omar Mosque, Frankfurt am Main's Noor Mosque and Hamburg's Imam Ali Mosque The fourth mosque built in Germany after World War II. Bilal Mosque is regarded as a pioneer of interreligious dialogue.
34. Londoner Hof
The former London court was a representative three-winged city villa from the 18th century built by Laurenz Mefferdatis at Kleinkölnstraße 18 in Aachen city centre, whose actual origins lie in the 15th century. Of today's commercial building, only the ground floor original from the time of Mefferdatis and the approximately 1700 m² floor plan have been preserved, whereupon the building was placed under monument protection in 1977.
35. St. Matthias
St. Matthias is a Catholic branch church in Berensberg, a district in the Herzogenrather district of Kohlscheid. It belongs to the parish of Christ our peace, which also includes the main church of St. Katharina in Kohlscheid, St. Barbara in Kohlscheid-Pannesheide, St. Mariä Visitation in Kohlscheid-Bäripchen and St. Mariä Annunciation in Kohlscheid-Bank. The church has been a listed building since 1985.
36. Haus zum Horn
Haus Zum Horn is a listed residential building in Aachen, Germany. It takes its name from Wilhelm VII van Horn, the owner of the previous building and patron of the neighbouring Dominican monastery in Aachen. He was married to Johanna von Moers and they had a son, James I, who donated a memorial plaque on his father's gravestone in the Dominican Church of St. Paul and later converted to the Franciscans.
At 229 meters, the Salvatorberg is the middle of the three “house mountains” of Aachen. The highest of these witness mountains is the Lousberg, the lowest of the Wingertsberg. The Salvatorberg was given its name after the Salvator chapel built in the 9th century and the "Salvator monastery" of the same name, which was also founded there, which was both consecrated in his capacity as Salvator Mundi.
Elisabethhalle is a municipal indoor swimming pool in Aachen, located in Elisabethstraße 10, not far from Aachen Cathedral. It was built between 1908 and 1911 in Art Nouveau style and cost 900,000 marks. It opened on July 1, 1911. This design was designed by Aachen urban architect Joseph Laurent. Elisabethhalle is one of the few Art Nouveau indoor swimming pools preserved and still in use today.
39. STAWAG Stadtwerke Aachen AG
Stadtwerke Aachen AG (Stawag) are the municipal utilities of the city of Aachen and offer services and products around gas, district heating, water and electricity. You are a subsidiary of the e. v. A. , Energieversorgungs- und Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH Aachen Group, which other daughters belong to. In addition, Stawag is involved in the telecommunications company Netaachen with 16 percent.
40. Gartenhaus Mantels
The Gartenhaus Mantels, also known as the Kerstenscher Pavillon, is a Baroque garden pavilion designed by the Aachen architect Johann Joseph Couven, today located on the southeastern slope of the Lousberg. The garden house is one of the three surviving garden houses of Couven in Aachen, which also include the garden house Nuellens and the garden house Pastor, which was demolished in 1888.
41. Verwaltungsgebäude Bahnhofplatz
The border guard is a listed high -rise in Aachen, which serves the Aachen city administration as an administrative building. It emerged from the shell of the Lochnerhaus, which the entrepreneur Rudolf Lochner originally wanted to build at this point and which at the time was the best -known investment ruin at the time. The Aachen weather column is visible on the roof of the building.
42. Herz Jesu
The Catholic Herz-Jesu Church, colloquially: Frankenberger Cathedral or Öcher Sacre Coeur was built from 1908 to 1910 as a neo-Romanesque workstone basilica according to the design by the architect Josef Kleesattel in the Frankenberger district in the Aachen district of Burtscheid. The mosaic above the altar is the second largest in the diocese of Aachen after the Aachen Cathedral.
The Teutonic Order Commandery St. Aegidius was a monastery of the Teutonic Order in Aachen, Germany. The complex was located on the city side in the course of today's Pontstraße, at the Pontmitteltor and was bordered by the inner city wall, the so-called Barbarossamauer. The Commandery of St. Aegidius was one of the Commanderies of the Teutonic Order Bailiwick of Biesen.
44. Burg Frankenberg
The Frankenberg Castle is a castle in the Frankenberg area of Aachen-Mitte, itself a district of Aachen, Germany. Its name comes from the concept of a “Franke”, which was a type of castle that did not owe fealty to any others. Of course, shortly after its construction, the lowland castle became a fief of a Graf, and later belonged to the Duchy of Jülich-Cleves-Berg.
The Vincenz Chapel in Niederforstbach, a district of Aachen-Brand, is a Catholic church building, which is attached to the parish of St. Donatus in Aachen-Brand and belongs to the parish association of the GdG Aachen/Forst/Brand. It was built in 1756 as an "earthquake chapel" and consecrated to Saint Vincent Ferrer and placed under monument protection in the 1990s.
46. DIGITAL CHURCH
The Church of St. Elisabeth was built in 1907 as a Roman Catholic church in Aachen, Jülicher Straße 68. On April 24, 2016, the church was deconsecrated before digitalHUB Aachen e. V. opened Germany's first coworking space in a nave here in July 2017. In addition, the premises can be rented for open cultural or private events. The building is a listed building.
The Von-Halfern-Park is a park and arboretum in the southwest of Aachen on the Lütticher Straße, direction Kelmis / Belgium, located directly and seamlessly on the northern edge of the Aachen city forest. It was laid out in the style of an English landscape garden and contains trees and plants up to 200 years old, including from North America, Europe and Asia.
48. Marienkapelle (Schneebergkapelle)
The Marienkapelle on the southwest slope of the Schneeberg, commonly known as the Schneebergkapelle, is a votive church consecrated in 1963 to the Mother of God above the Senserbach north of Vaals in the Aachen district of Laurensberg. It was built at the instigation of the farmer Wilhelm Maahsen (1900–1977) as a private chapel and is now a listed building.
The Congress Monument is an architectural monument commemorating the 1818 Congress of Monarchs in Aachen, which was erected according to designs by the agricultural inspector Johann Peter Cremer from 1822 and Schinkel/Cremer from 1837 1836–1844 at a historical location on Adalbertsteinweg and dismantled in 1914 and moved to the Stadtgarten Aachen in 1928.
The Aachen Ostfriedhof is the oldest cemetery in the modern history of the city of Aachen, which was built in 1803 at the instigation of the French municipal government. It is located in the east of the city and geographically belongs to the northern quarter. The Ostfriedhof was listed on 6 December 1988 as one of the oldest examples of modern cemeteries.
51. Gut Bodenhof
Gut Bodenhof, also known as Bodenhof for short, was an estate with a representative manor house south of the former city of Aachen on the road to Eupen. Until the 17th century, the estate was also known as Laboenhof. Of the property, only the former main portal, some wall bases and an arched bridge are preserved today. These remains are listed buildings.
The Sandkaulpark is the second largest park within the Aachener Alleenring after the Elisengarten. It was created as one of the few inner-city areas by the so-called flight line straightening after the war in Aachen. The former largely bomb-damaged residential development was demolished. The park is located within the monument area of protection zone B.
53. Sankt Peter
St. Peter is a parish church in Orsbach, a district of Aachen in the borough of Laurensberg. The parish is affiliated to the Community of Communities (GdG) Aachen-Nordwest, which also includes the churches of St. Heinrich in Horbach, St. Laurentius in Laurensberg, St. Martinus in Richterich, St. Konrad in Vaalserquartier and St. Sebastian in Aachen.
54. St. Foillan
St. Foillan is one of the parish churches in Aachen, Germany. It is located in the pedestrian zone and is only separated from the cathedral by a narrow alley. It is the only church in the German-speaking world that was placed under the patronage of Foillan. This is an indication that the missionary work of the Aachen area took place from the west.
55. Wehrhafter Schmied
Wehrhafter Schmied (German: Wehrhafter Schmied) is a fountain monument in Aachen, Germany, designed in 1909 by the Aachen sculptor Carl Burger and created by the Düsseldorf foundry Bernhard Förster. It shows the figure of a blacksmith who, according to the legend Der Schmied von Aachen, is said to have killed Count Wilhelm IV of Jülich.
56. St. Paul
The Church of St. Paul in Aachen is a former Dominican church and later Roman Catholic parish church. It was profaned in 2009 and has been home to the diocesan archive of the diocese of Aachen since 2018. The outer building, destroyed and rebuilt several times, preserves the character of the Gothic begging church. The inside is modern.
The Heißbergfriedhof is a cemetery inaugurated in 1862 in the then independent city of Burtscheid, which was incorporated into a district of Aachen in 1897. It is located on the corner of Heißberg- and Kapellenstraße No. 2, diagonally opposite the Burtscheider Ferberpark. The system is under monument protection in its entirety.
The Triton Fountain is a fountain monument originally erected in 1906–1910 in front of Aachen Hauptbahnhof by the sculptor Carl Burger in Aachen, which was relocated to its present location in Kaiser-Friedrich-Allee in 1923. The fountain is also popularly called Aquarius. In fact, it depicts Triton, a sea god in Greek mythology.
59. Kreislauf des Geldes
Der Kreislauf des Geldes (The Cycle of Money) is a fountain in Aachen, Germany, created in 1976 by Karl-Henning Seemann. It is located in Hartmannstraße at the end of the Elisengarten. The fountain financed by the Sparkasse Aachen is usually called Geldbrunnen in short form. In 2007 the fountain figures were renovated.
The Wasserturm Belvedere, also called Drehturm Aachen and Drehturm Belvedere, is a former, 35 m high water tower in reinforced concrete construction on the Aachen Lousberg, which was built according to the plans of the then Aachen city planning officer and architect Wilhelm K. Fischer from 1956 to 1958.
Heilig Kreuz is a church in Aachen, Germany. It was consecrated in 1902 and is located in the Pontviertel, a northern city area on Pontstraße near the former city gate Ponttor. Thus, it is located in the immediate vicinity of the buildings of the Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH).
62. Haus Monheim
The Monheim house is a listed building in the old town of Aachen. It was a residential and commercial building of the Monheim family of pharmacists and is one of Jakob Couven's still preserved works in Aachen. Today it houses the Couven Museum and is entered in the Aachen monument as a monument.
63. Haus des Hörens
The former town hall Burtscheid, later Neubad and Haus des Gastes, now Haus des Hören in the Aachen district of Burtscheid was built in 1823 by the master builder Wilhelm Christian Ulich in the classicist style and is the only preserved testimony of the spa architecture in the Dammstraße.
64. Großes Haus von Aachen
The Great House of Aachen is probably the oldest preserved residential building in the city of Aachen. Its importance as an architectural monument lies in the fact that it survived the Aachen city fire of 1656 largely undamaged. The building now houses the International Newspaper Museum.
St. Salvator on the Salvatorberg in Aachen is a church building of the Roman Catholic Church. The present building was completed in 1886. Predecessor buildings were first mentioned around the year 840 and consecrated to Jesus Christ in his capacity as Salvator Mundi by 870 at the latest.
66. Jüdischer Friedhof Kornelimünster
The Jewish cemetery of Kornelimünster is located in the Kornelimünster district of the city of Aachen in the city region of Aachen (North Rhine-Westphalia). The 584 square meter cemetery is located on Schildchenweg, opposite the municipal cemetery and near the church of St. Stephanus.
67. Sankt Germanus
The Catholic parish church of St. Germanus is a listed church building in Haaren, a district of the city of Aachen in North Rhine-Westphalia. Since 2009 it has belonged to the parish of Christ our Brother of the Catholic parish of Aachen-Nord and is dedicated to Germanus of Auxerre.
68. Haus Löwenstein
The building known as Haus Löwenstein at Markt No. 41, corner Pontstraße in Aachen, was built parallel to the Aachen Town Hall and completed around 1344. Along with the cathedral and town hall, it is one of the few Gothic buildings that survived the great city fire of 1656.
69. Burtscheider Viadukt
The Burtscheid Viaduct was built between 1838 and 1840 as the first large German railway viaduct by the Rhenish Railway Company and is one of the oldest railway bridges still in use in Germany. It is located in the apron of Aachen Hauptbahnhof on the Cologne–Aachen railway.
70. St. Jakob
The Church of St. Jakob is a city church of Aachen, Germany. It is under the patronage of the Apostle James the Elder and is located near the city center. As St. James' Church, it is the first stop on the Way of St. James from Aachen Cathedral to Santiago de Compostela.
71. Neues Kurhaus
The Neues Kurhaus in Aachen, built between 1914 and 1916, is a neoclassical building in Aachen, Germany. The Kurhaus is located on the edge of the Aachen Stadtgarten to Monheimsallee and has the location designation Monheimsallee 44. The building is a listed building.
72. Pelzerturm | Steinreste
The Pelzerturm was located on the Steineknipp hilltop, which at 358 m above sea level is the highest point of the Aachen City Forest. The original construction consisted of mighty tree trunks and was built in 1886 at the suggestion of the chief forester Franz Oster.
The Burtscheid thermal fountain is located in the Aachen district of Burtscheid, North Rhine-Westphalia on the Burtscheider Markt and is therefore also referred to as the market fountain. Since it is a public well, thermal water can be taken there free of charge.
The Theresienkirche is a Catholic church in Aachen, Germany. It is located in the northeastern area of the city center and borders on the building areas of the RWTH Aachen University. It is owned as a special property by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
75. Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst
The Ludwig Forum for International Art is a museum for modern art in Aachen. It is based on the Ludwig Collection, which was brought together by the Aachen collector couple Irene and Peter Ludwig, and is supported by the Peter and Irene Ludwig Foundation.
Wikipedia: Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst (EN), Website
76. THEATERSCHULE AACHEN E.V.
The Theaterschule Aachen für Schauspiel • Regie • Musical is a supplementary school for theatre and film. It has its headquarters in the rooms of the Barockfabrik, a cultural center under municipal sponsorship of the city of Aachen, Löhergraben 22.
The Hotmannspief, also Hotmannspiif, is a fountain monument at a historic fountain site in Aachen, which was built in 1825 according to designs by city architect Adam Franz Friedrich Leydel in the form of an obelisk and provided with figures in 1830.
The Marienturm was a defensive tower of the outer city wall of the city of Aachen, built between 1300 and 1350. It is one of the few surviving towers of the former city fortifications and is one of the architectural monuments of the city of Aachen.
79. K.D. St.V. Franconia Aachen
The Catholic German Student Association Franconia zu Aachen im CV is a Catholic, German, color-wearing student fraternity at RWTH Aachen University, which provides the cathedral guard of Aachen Cathedral. It is a member of the Cartellverband (CV).
The Vinzenzbrunnen on Aachen's Münsterplatz is a fountain consecrated in 1847, which was created by the Aachen sculptors Wilhelm Josef Wings and Gottfried Götting according to a design by the then Aachen city architect Friedrich Joseph Ark.
B ü chelpalais is a residential and commercial building in Aachen. Built in 1889, it is neo-Renaissance style and is located in B ü chel, at the corner of Rethelstraße. This building is listed in the list of historical sites in Aachen.
82. Gartenhaus Nuellens
The garden house Nuellens, also referred to as a nuellens pavilion, is a baroque garden pavilion by the Aachen master builder Johann Joseph Couven from 1740. Today it is located on the edge of the Burtscheider Kurpark and is listed.
83. Grabeskirche St. Josef
St. Josef in Aachen is a former Catholic parish church, which today is used under the name "Grabeskirche" as a columbarium for urn burials, also because the neighboring Aachen Ostfriedhof has reached the limits of its capacity.
The Elisengarten is a small park in the city center of Aachen on the rear side of the Elisenbrunnen. The Elisengarten was laid out from 1852 to 1854 according to plans by the Prussian horticultural master Peter Joseph Lenné.
The doll fountain is in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, on Krämerstrasse, the connection between the cathedral and town hall. It was donated by Aachener Bank and created in 1975 by the Aachen sculptor Bonifatius Stirnberg.
The Eilendorf War Memorial on Marienstraße in the Aachen district of Eilendorf is a memorial built in 1927 according to plans by the sculptor Fritz Neumann for the citizens of the village who fell in the First World War.
87. St. Marien
The Marienkirche is a Roman Catholic branch church in the south of Aachen city center in the immediate vicinity of the main train station. Since 2010, the church has belonged to the parish of Franziska von Aachen.
A Charlemagne garden or Carolingian garden is a garden that implements and demonstrates the garden concept of Charlemagne's Courtyards and Villages Ordinance from the time around 800 in all or in part today.
89. Welsche Mühle
The Welsche Mühle is a mill in Aachen with an overshot water wheel. It lies in the outlying centre of Haaren and is fed by the waters of the Haarbach. It is the only operational mill in the Aachen region.
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