Porta Nigra

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Porta-Nigra-Platz, 54290 Trier, Germany
    Map
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +49-651978080
  • Ticket Price: 3 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Family And Kids

Porta Nigra - Review

One of the most visited historical monuments in Trier, Porta Nigra stands impressive with its massive structure. It is a large city gate in Trier and is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. The origin of its name in the Medieval Ages was due to its weathered dark colour of the stone. An unfinished project of its own time, the gate, nonetheless, was used for several centuries till the end of Roman era as an entrance to the town. Porta Nigra was designated as a World Heritage site in 1986. Its present appearance is the result of reconstruction done under the regime of Napoleon. The features of Porta Nigra are:

  • On the south side, you can see the remains of Roman Columns. They give an impression of the Roman Street which they must have served as originally.
  • An upper floor where the actors portray the character of a centurion, a Roman army officer, in full sartorial set up.
  • Stone blocks, of which the biggest weigh up to six metric tons.

Porta Nigra Information

  • Last admission 30 minutes before closing

Porta Nigra Ticket Prices

  • Children below the age of 17: € 2.00
  • Family(2 adults with a maximum of 4 children over age 6): € 6.00

How To reach Porta Nigra by Public Transport

  • Nearest bus stop: Porta Nigra

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Trier before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Trier and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Porta Nigra

  • Porta Nigra Address: Porta-Nigra-Platz, 54290 Trier, Germany
  • Porta Nigra Contact Number: +49-651978080
  • Porta Nigra Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Porta Nigra Price: 3 EUR
  • Best time to visit Porta Nigra(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Porta Nigra: 02:00 Hrs
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porta_Nigra
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Porta Nigra

  • 95% of people who visit Trier include Porta Nigra in their plan

  • 47.28% of people start their Porta Nigra visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Porta Nigra

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

61.58% of people prefer walking in order to reach Porta Nigra

People normally club together House Of The Three Magi and Jews' Alley while planning their visit to Porta Nigra.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Porta Nigra Trips

Porta Nigra, Trier Reviews

Google+
  • Great location across from Porta Nigra. You're about a 5 mi ute walk from great restaurants and shops. The rooms are decent size, clean and relatively quiet.

  • Fantastic location and good quality hotel with nice rooms and helpful friendly staff. Secure car parking 12 euro a night underneath the hotel. Awesome view from windows on hotel front.

  • Excellent breakfast with variety, clean, helpfull staff and rooms with a nice city view.

  • Very good. Clean. High room standard. Excellent breakfast.

  • A very comfortable room. A good choice at the breakfast buffet. Pleasant staff.

Read all reviews