Aachen latest on the web
Once upon a time we published articles on the worldwide web, and users read them. Now, the world tweets back at us. Here are a few unfiltered snapshots of what web users think of Aachen – plus current weather details and the real-life view across Market Square.
The web’s talking... – Aachen-related tweets
See for yourself what people are saying about Aachen on the social networking platform Twitter: what trains are running late, what events are taking place today, and what college canteens are serving the tastiest food? As you’d expect, in a spirit of authenticity we’ve just lifted the statements verbatim – in German, Dutch, English, French, etc. ...
People’s pics ... – Aachen on Flickr
Flickr is where residents and visitors upload their own images of Aachen. Is the Cathedral really so lovely? Which party really got going, and what are the amateur photographers among us snapping most? …
A historical, vivacious European city of learning? – Wikipedia thinks so
Nothing on the web is as trusted as Wikipedia, the online Internet encyclopaedia whose articles can be edited by any registered user. Read what people are saying about AachenWikipedia article: AachenWhat the free online encyclopaedia says
Is the emperor still standing? – Webcam on Market Square
Whether it’s weddings, the Christmas market, the September Special, big-screen live transmission of the International Charlemagne Prize ceremony… many of the big events in the Aachen calendar are played out on the “Marktplatz” – under the watchful eye, as you’d expect, of the Emperor Charlemagne himself from atop the “Karlsbrunnen” fountain. Visit the webcam and see what’s going on in real time.
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Beanie or bathers? – The weather in Aachen
Weather forecasting in Aachen … some say the only question is whether the rain’s going to be cold or warm. But hark! The current weather forecast puts paid to this myth, proving it can sometimes be really lovely here.
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