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    Aachen is one of those cities that cries out beautiful even on a rainy day. The city's main focus is religion, with amazing churches around every corner covered with colored stained-glass windows and heavy stone architecture. Aachen, however, also has a very hospitable feel to it as well; as I walk through the winding alleyways of the city, I come across crowds of people that are all attempting to get a look at a beautiful bride and handsome groom as they walk down the steps of the Parliament building. They hop into their new Porsche as a married couple for the first time and ride off into the cool, rainy sunset.

    With this in mind, Aachen could also be considered a city of love due to its peaceful atmosphere and abundance of happy married couples who have all eloped in the churches their ancestors were married in. This old city is continually rising as a top visiting destination as its busy neighbors to the north (Dusseldorf and Cologne)are starting to realize Aachen is becoming more of a competition.

    It is mostly known for its large and exciting Christmas market. This is truly beautiful and worth a visit. Aachen is a treat for everyone in the Christmas spirit. If you're at the Christmas market you should definitely try ''bratwurst''.
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    • Soers
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    • Klinikum Aachen
      2.83 Km from Aachen
      The Klinikum Aachen, full German name "Universitätsklinikum Aachen" (University Hospital Aachen), abbreviated UKA, formerly known as "Neues Klinikum", is the largest single-building hospital in Europe, located in Aachen (Germany). It is part of the RWTH Aachen and contains its whole medical faculty. Seen from far away, for many visitors the Klinikum Aachen looks like an oil refinery rather than a hospital, due to the huge striped ventilation pipes that are attached to the out...
    • Heilig-Geist-Gymnasium
      9.90 Km from Aachen
      Heilig-Geist-Gymnasium is the name of at least three secondary schools in Germany, in Dormagen, in Menden, and in Broich in Würselen. They were formerly for boys only.
    • Rolduc
      10.28 Km from Aachen
      Rolduc is the name of a medieval abbey in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, which is now a Roman Catholic seminary and an affiliated conferencing center. The abbey is a rijksmonument. It is part of the Top 100 Dutch heritage sites, established in 1990 by the Department for Conservation. ^ http://monumentenregister.cultureelerfgoed.nl/php/main.php?cAction=search&sCompMonNr=23601
    • GaiaZOO
      10.74 Km from Aachen
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    • Kasteel Wittem
      12.98 Km from Aachen
      Kasteel Wittem is a former restaurant located in Wittem, in the Netherlands. It was a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star in the period 1977-1989. In the period 1975-1979, head chef was Jan Vossen. At least in the period 1987-1990, Theus van Schaik was the head chef. Wim Rekko took over, but could not retain the star. The restaurant was part of Hotel Kasteel Wittem, which closed down in June 2009. The owners Marc and Peter Ritzen had run the hotel for 40 years. The hotel re...
    • Glaspaleis
      14.51 Km from Aachen
      The Glaspaleis (in English: Glass Palace) is a modernist building in Heerlen, the Netherlands, built in 1935. Formerly a fashion house and department store, Schunck, it is now the cultural centre of the city. The original name was Modehuis Schunck (Schunck Fashion House), but it was soon nicknamed Glaspaleis, which is now the official name. The architectural style is largely according to what is in the Netherlands known as het Nieuwe Bouwen, which corresponds roughly to Modernism, Bauhaus and In...
    • Royal Theater Heerlen
      14.84 Km from Aachen
      Situated close to the Heerlen train station, this egg shaped building dates back to 1938 and is one of the oldest still used cinemas of the Netherlands. It was designed by Frits Peutz (best known for the Glaspaleis) and J. Bongaerts. The buildings behind it are from a later date and include another building by Peutz (Rivoli, 1958). It originally had 1180 seats (some sources say 814, but 1180 is more likely); this amount was later reduced by almost half for more leg room, leaving 743 seats).
    • Prinses Juliana
      20.72 Km from Aachen
      Prinses Juliana is a former restaurant located in Valkenburg aan de Geul in the Netherlands. It was a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one or two Michelin stars in the period 1958-2006. The last head chef was Andy Brauers. The importance of the restaurant is found not only in the food that it produced, but also in the chefs that it trained. Many Michelin starred chefs started their career or did part of their training here. Young chefs that worked at Prinses Juliana include Cas Spijkers, ...
    • Kruitmolen
      20.94 Km from Aachen
      The Kruitmolen (English: Powder mill, Limburgish: Polfermeule) is a watermill located on the Plenkertstraat 82 in Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands. Build in 1820 along the Geul river, the watermill functioned as powder mill until 1851 and temporarily became a paper mill between 1875 and 1884. Since 1887 it is part of a brewery where it currently still forms a part of the electrical supply system. The mill is a rijksmonument since January 24, 1984 and is part of the Top 100 Dutch heritage site...

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    • De TWEE Gezusters
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      De TWEE Gezusters Putgraaf 3, 6411 GT Heerlen, Netherlands
    • Valkenburg aan de Geul
      Valkenburg aan de Geul is situated in the southeastern Dutch province of Limburg.

      Nowadays Valkenburg is especially known for its touristic character. There are several attractions within walking distance of the city centre.

      Valkenburg is situated in a beautiful part of the Netherlands which is perfectly suited for walks or (mountain) bike tours through the hilly terrain. Although the municipality Valkenburg aan de Geul only has about 18,000 inhabitants, it hosts about 1 million nights a year.

      Valkenburg has the oldest still existing railway station building in the Netherlands.
      Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands
    • Spa
      Spa is a village in the province of Liège (Walloon region) in Belgium. This village is famous for its sources of healing mineral springs and for the race course. At this race course there is the yearly Grand Prix of Belgium with the Formula One cars.
      Spa 4900 Spa, Belgium
    • Liège
      Liége is situated 90 km east of Brussels. The city i fairly large and the second largest french speaking city in Belgium. Liegé is the pricipal economic and cultural center of Wallonia. There are more than 470.000 inhabitants and today I think half of them were at the same market as I was. Liége is also called the daughter of the Meuse river or "La cité ardenté" (the fiery city).
      Liège, Belgium
    • Roermond

      A city in the southeastern part of the Netherlands is called Roermond. This city carries an immense historical value as a town, at the bank of the Meuse River on the lower Roer. It has been awarded to the city rights in 1231. The management here designated it as a conservation area. With the passage of time, the town played a key role as a commercial centre; it was a principal town land in the duchy of   Guelders and it has been serving as the seat of the since 1559 of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Roermond. The towers of its two churches named as Roermond Minster or Munsterkerk in Dutch and St. Christopher Cathedral highlighted the importance of the historic town. Due to the importance of the two major churches, this town has been many listed monuments and buildings.

      Roermond's old city centre is home to several historic monuments, including:

      Minster church (Munsterkerk)
      Stateroom of city hall
      The old cemetery
      Kapel in 't Zand
      Roermond City Hall
      St. Christopher Cathedral
      Carolus chapel
      National Indiëmonument
      Kasteeltje Hattem
      Rattentoren
      The Galgeberg is a small hill in Roermond. It is in the Kapel in 't Zand-area of Roermond.

      “Galgeberg” is a place famous for its gallows. Long time ago, the criminals were burned or hanged there. For example many witches were brought there to burn; the bottom line is that it was the biggest famous place in the Netherlands ever for the witches.

      On the other hand, a problem is that Roermond is one of the unsafe places due to the close border with many cities with the fear of war anytime. Netherlands has been given the ranked 3rd for the most criminal city. Roermond, in 2007 successfully reduced its rank in the list of criminals and got 9th place. Efforts were being put to make the Netherlands more criminals free by stopping the major crimes such as house/car robberies and snatching.

      Roermond, Netherlands

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    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 1.5 103.8 34.7 40.9
    Feb 1.9 84 35.4 33.1
    Mar 5 67.2 41 26.5
    Apr 8.1 77.2 46.6 30.4
    May 12.5 77.5 54.5 30.5
    Jun 15.4 89.5 59.7 35.2
    Jul 17.1 94.5 62.8 37.2
    Aug 16.5 97.9 61.7 38.5
    Sep 13.9 83 57 32.7
    Oct 9.6 82.2 49.3 32.4
    Nov 5.3 88.5 41.5 34.8
    Dec 2.6 94.3 36.7 37.1

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