Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Trier is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Trier a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Trier.
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Konstantinpl. 11, 54290 Trier, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Also known as Konstantin-Basilika, Aula Palantina is a Roman basilica that was built in the time of Emperor Constantine. The structure as we see today serves as a Protestant church. Its building boasts of the world's largest ancient hall. Built around AD 310 as a part of the palace complex, Aula Palantina originally consisted of smaller buildings s...
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Liebfrauenstrabe 12, 54290 Trier, Germany
06:30 am - 06:00 pm
The High Cathedral of Saint Peter in Trier is the oldest cathedral in Germany. Listed as part of the Roman Monuments in 1986, the cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its structure was constructed during multiple eras and each era has contributed to its design in some way. Today, it houses a significant collection of artworks, architecture an...
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Weber Bachstr 41, 54290 Trier, Germany
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
These remains of the Roman public bath complex (4th century AD) take you back into the Roman era. Considered to be one of the most impressive and largest baths outside Rome, the Imperial Baths were used to bathe, sport, swim and get a massage. As you enter the ruins today, you shall see:
Hot water bath.
Four visible boiler rooms out of the origina...
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Liebfrauenstraße 2, 54290 Trier, Germany
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
This Church was built in the 13th century and is the oldest Gothic church in Germany. Separated from Trier Cathedral by a narrow passageway, the church is seen as a foil to its older Romanesque neighbour. The features of this Church are:
Its floor-plan which resembles a twelve-petaled rose which is further a symbol of Virgin Mary.
You can see twel...
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Granastrabe 22, 54329 Konz, Germany
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located in the north- east between Saar and Moselle, Tawern district has a long history of settlement, as old as Roman era. Situated on the most important Roman road that offered a connection between Trier and the Roman Empire, the district served as a road station which offered rest stops to the trading travellers. The district came into high...
Built in the 15th century, the church of St. Gangolf is the second oldest church in Trier after the Dom Cathedral. It has a four-storey structure of which the top two were donated by the widow of the Lord Mayor, Adelheid of Besselich. With a height of 62m, the church stands taller than Cathedral’s towers. As you enter inside the church you wi...
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Thebaerstrabe 39, 54292 Trier, Germany
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Situated in the northern part of Trier, this church was originally constructed around AD 400 in order to consecrate the remains of Paulinus, considered to be a martyr saint. Rebuilt in the Baroque style between 1734 and 1753, its interior was designed by Johann Balthasar Neumann. The features of this Church are:
The ceiling of the nave which displ...
House of the Three Magi, called as Dreikonigenhaus, was built in the 13th century and displays a blend of Romanesque and Gothic architecture, coloured with oriental colours. Due to severe damage caused by World Wars in Europe, the house just retains its exterior self, parts of which are mainly reconstruction. They can be viewed only from outside. A...
Every Friday, during May to October, Franco’s Tower holds an hour and a half long performance which depicts Trier after the downfall of Roman Empire. This allegorical performance introduces you to the dark and fabled world of the Medieval Ages in Trier. The performance takes place at Franco’s Tower, a structure which has survived since ...
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Domfreihof 1b | Part of Walderdorff Palace, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
It is the oldest structure in the complex of Walderdorff Palace and is counted as one of the most important medieval structures in Trier. Jerusalem Curia, a Cathedral canon resided here but that was later torn down. The name ‘Jerusalem’ had been used from the High Middle Ages, though the meaning stayed unknown. It was constructed in 11t...