The oldest German city
Trier is the oldest city in Germany. The city was demonstrably founded in 16 BC by the Romans, but probably several centuries earlier by the Celts. There are the remains of a Roman bath and the cathedral, which is the oldest German church. The most famous native is the philosopher and revolutionary Karl Marx.
The historical part of the city is opened on the north side by the Roman gate Porta Nigra from the end of the 2nd century, which has been preserved as the only one of the original four city gates.
House of the Three Kings
St. Peter's Cathedral
St. Peter's Cathedral in Trier is the oldest church in all of Germany and the largest sacral building in Trier.
The beautiful organ inside the cathedral looks old, but it dates from 1974.
Basilica of Constantine
Adjacent to the Basilica of the Basilica is a beautiful Rococo palace with gardens.
The ruins of two Roman baths are located in Trier. Admission to Císařské lázně is paid (rather symbolic) and they are a bit better preserved.
The remains of Barbora's Spa are open and without entrance.
An old bridge over the Moselle River stands close to Barbora's Spa. It is the oldest standing bridge in Germany. In the 2nd century AD, it replaced two older wooden bridges. The upper part was in the 12th and 18th centuries. rebuilt.
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