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Aachen Cathedral: the Mystery of the Octagon

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Construction of this palatine chapel, with its octagonal basilica and cupola, began c. 790-800 under the Emperor Charlemagne. Originally inspired by the churches of the Eastern part of the Holy Roman Empire, it was splendidly enlarged in the Middle Ages.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Aachen Cathedral, Germany, Europe
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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UMAS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-05.0003
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation
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