Looking for a German snack to have between seeing the cathedral and doing a great shopping tour? At Hanswurst you get sausages with various different sauces either served with a bread roll or fries. In summer it is lovely to sit outside and observe the hustle and bustle on the Münsterplatz.
This is one of the best place to dine if you want to get a traditional dish in Aachen. Especially the Schnitzel they serve are popular all over the region. Since it is just next to the central station, it is good place to stay if you want to catch a train afterwards or just arrived in the city.
It is the most beautiful place to eat Sushi in town. All food is freshly prepared and you can choose between various different options - there are even some dishes for people who do not want to go for Sushi itself. What is more, if you are seated in the main room just after the entrance, you have a chance to observe the Sushi masters preparing it all.
Stop off at the town hall, in the heart of the imperial city of Aachen – eat and drink in a historical setting. Its warm, sophisticated atmosphere is the ideal place for an evening or elegant dinner. Here you will find superior menus and dishes, excellent beers and wonderful wines on the cards.
With the philosophy of self-made and fresh dishes from their own traditional recipes, AKL is the place you have to visit for the best Lebanese food in the area. The card is simple, so they can keep preparing everything just in the moment you order. Due to the fact that the restaurant is sooner a small place, you can also take your food away or just take a seat in the bar next door called "Egmont", then the AKL staff will bring the food to you there.
Directly at Lavenstein, the old tower of the Aachen city walls, you will find ESTOR. In their crossover cuisine land meets sea, lavender saffron, and dishes from France the foreign freshness of Thailand. Known classics are reinterpreted for you with new ingredients. Delight not always needs to be complicated, that is what the restaurant's philosophy is like.
The best burgers in town are prepared freshly day by day here. They have a selection of classical, vegetarian and local burgers and include every topping you like to have additionally to that. Since the place is not too big, you should think of take away your burger and enjoy it outside or at home.
Located in the historic centre Kornelimünsters nearby Aachen, the restaurant has a stunning French-cosmopolitan kitchen honoured with a Michelin star. Weekly the lunch card changes due to the season and regional products they can integrate. Even it is a ten minutes’ drive from the centre of Aachen, it is absolutely worth going here.
You might call it a café, restaurant, bar or party location - the last exit provides you all the different styles of gastronomy. It is a bit outside the city centre in the Jakobsviertel, but still just a ten minutes walk from the cathedral. In spring and summer it is attracted by a magnet due to its big terrace. Mostly you will find students at Last Exit.
You can eat, drink, celebrate and for sure there is enough places for all of you coming. Students tend to go there for the cocktails and having the chance to meet friends in a laid-back atmosphere. Every Sunday evening, visitors can enjoy a perfectly great tapas buffet.
If you would translate the name of the pub, you would speak of the golden pig you are visiting. It is a perfect place to come with friends and enjoying a beer or wine. As it is an old but new-renovated pub, the atmosphere is nice and warm. If the weather allows, you will be invited to sit outside in their beer garden.
The Ludwig Collection is with more than 14,000 works of one of the largest and most important art collections in the world. These include alone more than 3,000 works of artists like Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Jean Michel Basquiat. Special exhibitions present current positions of contemporary art.
The Centre Charlemagne is the new city museum in the heart of the former borough Charles the Great. Here the history of city comes to life and presents the time Aachen becoming the centre of the Franconia Empire. Apart from that, the Centre Charlemagne is the starting point and interface of the Route Charlemagne that connects all the important places to a walk through the city.
The Suermondt-Ludwig Museum stands for art from antiquity to the modern classics. Outstanding is the medieval sculpture collection. Moreover, you will find great works of artists as Rembrandt, Cranadch and Anthonis van Dyck. All this is complemented by a print room, a series of glass paintings and an exceptionally rich collection of arts and crafts.
The international newspaper museum offers one of the most modern and informative exhibitions applying to the international media landscape of the 21th century. In an easy and vivid way it mediates media competence. Special about the museum is that you can have a look at 200.000 different international newspapers out of five centuries.
The zoo has blossomed out to become one of the most popular recreational facilities in the region. The prize is worth and you get a lot to see and do, especially for children and families. Not to forget, the Euregiozoo houses around 1,000 animals of 200 species and breeds in an area of approximately 8.9 ha.
Here you find everything you can imagine coming along with books on four floors: From the current bestseller about timeless classics and specialist literature, school reading, picture books and journals up to calendars, many beautiful things and a large selection of foreign literature, you will find certainly something to laugh, dream or simply happy to have.
If you are looking for something to buy especially in terms of clothes, shoes and accessories, the Adalbertstraße will be the right location to go for. Brands like Zara, H&M, Mango, Görtz and Promod have a store down in this street and are happy to welcome shoppers from all around the world.
What are so called Printen? You should know that before entering the city Aachen. The gingerbread cookies invented, produced and sold here are famous and have to be tried. Nobis Printen is one of the companies who produces many variations with nuts, chocolate or almonds and has shops all over the city.