On a visit to Trier you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Trier. These places are what Trier is all about. These must see places in Trier will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Porta-Nigra-Platz, 54290 Trier, Germany
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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, ...
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Burg-Eltz-Strabe 1, 56294 Munstermaifeld, Germany
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
This German castle looks as if it has been etched out of a fairy-tale book. Located in the deep forests, the castle stands impressive with its medieval structure. Surrounded by Elzbach River, the castle is situated against the picturesque backdrop of Eltz forest. The structure today is privately owned by the heirs of Eltz family which has kept it f...
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Hauptmarkt 54290 Trier, Germany
This marker square is Trier’s major junction from where you can stroll around the city and its various sites in all directions. This square is a lively and vibrant marketplace which is populated by cafes and restaurants. Have a look at these views in the square:
Numerous half-timbered buildings.
15th century Steipe, which is home to the city...
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Bergstraße 45, 54295 Trier, Germany
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Roman Amphitheatre in Trier is situated beyond the medieval City Wall. True to its Roman tradition, the amphitheatre served as an entertainment space for people who would come to look at the combats between animals and gladiators. As you enter the theatre, you will see the ruins of its entrance gate and protecting walls. Underneath, you would b...
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Bruckentrabe 10, 54290 Trier, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This house, which has now been converted into a museum, was the birthplace of Karl Marx, the father of modern Socialism and Communism. Opened in 1947 as a museum which houses the life and works of Karl Marx, the place receives about 32,000 visitors every year. This baroque styled house today displays a permanent exhibition known as “Karl Marx...
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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...
It is considered as the largest and the best archeological museum in Trier. The detailed information about Germany’s economy, civilization, settlement, religion, art of four centuries of the Common Era, and much more is found here. They exhibit the oldest traces of human goods buried in Celtic chieftain’s graves, excavations from La Ten...
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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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Dietrichstraße 51, 54290 Trier, Germany
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
A visit to Trier Toy Museum is a journey back into childhood as it displays a plethora of toys belonging to different periods of history. The exhibits in the museum will ask you to explore how the manufacturing and choice of toys have changed over the centuries. Starting from plain wooden toys or those with moving parts from the 18th and 19th centu...
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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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Weimarer Allee 1, 54290 Trier, Germany
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Founded in 1877, Landesmuseum is the most significant museum in Trier. It houses a comprehensive collection which shall introduce you to the civilization, economy, settlement, religion and art of the first four hundred years of the Common Era. With the help of models and reconstructions, the visitors get an elaborate understanding of the period. Th...
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The historic city of Trier is situated in the Moselle River valley. Take a boat trip on this river to capture its beauty and the panoramic view of Trier city. Down the river, you shall also come across the former Roman imperial residence Pfalzel. There are various river excursions of whose information you can gather from the Trier Tourist Office. S...
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...