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Address: Olewiger Strasse/L143, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49-651-978-0888
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The ruins of a huge second-century amphitheater, one of the largest in the...

The ruins of a huge second-century amphitheater, one of the largest in the entire Roman Empire.

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old roman stuff, right there in germany

great ruins right in the heart of the city. takes a little over an hour to see it well. when i was there, a couple was doing crossfit like serious douchebags...but i can't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Arkay_Y
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Wylie, Texas

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an interesting view into the ancient Roman world! The crypt in particular is worth lingering in; it really shows the advancements, and it's amazingly well-preserved!

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Thank Alarnik
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool sight to see so far from Rome. Trier is the oldest city in Germany and boasts ancient Roman ruins and this is one of them. Mostly used for theater, but you can imagine it was used for gladiators as well. They even have stage fighting on the ground level. Pretty cool and worth the trek up to... More 

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Wylie, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great ruins right in the heart of the city. takes a little over an hour to see it well. when i was there, a couple was doing crossfit like serious douchebags...but i can't guarantee you will get that same wonderful experience. god aren't crossfitters awful?

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Thank Arkay_Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

You can spend an hour or two soaking up the beauty and history here on a nice day (not recommended for rainy days) and on Sunday's the local gladiators train and fight here. The locals go regularly to watch and so should you!

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Thank Covey M
Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

This place is well worth visiting. A real Roman Amphitheater, still relatively intact. You can walk around the floor, and even explore underneath. It was only 4€ per adult, the parking was free, and there's toiletten inside.

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Thank Billy P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I always enjoy the sense of feeling "I wonder what it must have been like then?" and this place, although small and basic, still echoes of the ancient events held here. Fortunately they still use the site for theatrical events.

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Thank Bretty111
bardolino
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

A bit out of town--but how big is that?--the amphitheater is a well preserved Roman site. Take at least half an hour to walk around and imbibe the atmosphere. Nicely located next to the wine country.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

A nice walk from the city centre, the amphitheater is worth stopping by. It is humbling to stand there and realise how much things outside these walls have changed in the past 2 millennia, yet the amphitheater is still standing.

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Thank TravellingMouse9
melb
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Quite a walk out of town to find they want to charge you to view the walled and grassed over remains of a once magic ampitheatre. Reminds me of the site of the Circus Maximus in Imperial Rome. Only your imagination can see it.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Several reviews complain about the location--take a bus! There's a bus stop right in front of it which connects to all the main sights/locations in Trier. Ran every 15-20 minutes, I believe. One could also walk, but know that there are hillls! Don't miss this awesome remnant of Roman life. I'm so glad I took the time to go.

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