Aachen Cathedral or "Imperial Cathedral" - the Aachen chapel was the church of coronation for 30 German kings and 12 queens. North Rhine-Westphalia - Germany - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Aachen Cathedral or "Imperial Cathedral" - the Aachen chapel was the church of coronation for 30 German kings and 12 queens. North Rhine-Westphalia - Germany - UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Aachen Cathedral, Aachen Germany  -  midieval Romanesque om style  -  construction on the chapel begun by Charlemagne around 792 making this the oldest cathedral in Northern Europe  -  during the Middle Ages, known as the "Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen".  Charlemagne generation 41 on family tree.

Aachen Cathedral, Aachen Germany - midieval Romanesque om style - construction on the chapel begun by Charlemagne around 792 making this the oldest cathedral in Northern Europe - during the Middle Ages, known as the "Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen". Charlemagne generation 41 on family tree.

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Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral",is a Roman Catholic church in Aachen, Germany (UNESCO WHS)

Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the "Imperial Cathedral",is a Roman Catholic church in Aachen, Germany (UNESCO WHS)

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Throne of Charlemagne at Aachen Cathedral- On my bucket list. How cool would that be to see your ancestors throne :)

Throne of Charlemagne at Aachen Cathedral- On my bucket list. How cool would that be to see your ancestors throne :)

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Charlemagne's Throne, Reign 768-814. In chapel that is the remaining part of his Palace of Aachen, now incorporated into Aachen Cathedral, Germany

Charlemagne's Throne, Reign 768-814. In chapel that is the remaining part of his Palace of Aachen, now incorporated into Aachen Cathedral, Germany

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Aachen Cathedral, Germany.   FINAL resting place of Charlemagne. When he died in 814, his remains placed in a vault in the cathedral.  The Aachen cathedral treasury displays sacral masterpieces of the late Classical, Carolingian, Ottonian and Staufian period - among them there are some unique exhibits like the Cross of Lothair, the Bust of Charlemagne and the Persephone sarcophagus. The Cathedral Treasury is regarded as one of the most important ecclesiastical  treasuries in No. Europe.

Aachen Cathedral, Germany. FINAL resting place of Charlemagne. When he died in 814, his remains placed in a vault in the cathedral. The Aachen cathedral treasury displays sacral masterpieces of the late Classical, Carolingian, Ottonian and Staufian period - among them there are some unique exhibits like the Cross of Lothair, the Bust of Charlemagne and the Persephone sarcophagus. The Cathedral Treasury is regarded as one of the most important ecclesiastical treasuries in No. Europe.

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