The architecture student Martin Maleschka gives us a guided tour of his hometown. He shows us some public art, brings us up into the surrounding hills, and finishes in Aktivist, a restaurant with a long history.
In 2014 Aachen is commemorating Charlemagne, who died there 1200 years ago. With the imperial cathedral as its focal point, special exhibitions with sumptuous objects from all over Europe bring Charlemagne's era to life.
Thomas Weinberg loves Aachen's equestrian tradition. He recommends Aachen Equestrian Stadium, Pontstrasse and the tri-border point.
Darryl Coe has brought his barrel organ from California to Berlin. Before playing it on Kurfürstendamm, he enjoys a Currywurst.
Muskau Park, or Fürst Pückler Park, which spans the border between Germany and Poland, is one of the few UNESCO World Heritage sites in two countries.
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