Palace of Charlemagne (Aachen 9th century)

Palace of Charlemagne (Aachen 9th century)

The palace of Charlemagne was not only the centre of his empire, but also a centre of culture.

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Charlemagne, palace of Charlemagne, Aachen, palace, Frankish Empire, emperor, culture, Carolingian, Renaissance, chapel, Christian, centre

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