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Bischofliches Dom-und Diozesanmuseum

Windstrasse 6, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Ranked #21 of 150 attractions in Trier
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Slagelse, Denmark
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112 reviews 112 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The Dom of Trier is one of the oldest religious buildings of western Christiandom. Originally built in early Romanesque style before 900, later more than doubled in size, adding Gothic and Baroque elements. The inside is very much Baroque - which, for me, detracts from the original magnificence. Nevertheless, it is a World Heritage site, justly. There are many fine... More

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Olen, Belgium
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640 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

One has to like sculptures an statues and scalemodels, then this museum is great. It is large and wide (and cool when outside very warm) so great to visit with a group, but if one intends to have a close look at all on display one needs quite some time. Th mosaic part is huge and great, sculptures are not... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

... which means that it is pretty eclectic in content, and you'll either get the connections between items or not. If you want general history go to the Rheinisches museum instead, this one is really really focused on the connection between "Art" and "the Church", and there are some glorious modern artworks - particularly Newton's Cage by van Der Vlugt... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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649 attraction reviews
560 helpful votes 560 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

I did like it so much I will revisit on our stay in Trier next year! The staff is friendly and helpfull. The museum has many various exibitions, for example: Constantinian ceilings: ceiling paintings found at more than 3 meters depth under the Cathedral, it took more than 10 years to puzzle the 30,000 fragments to the original ceilings. Grave... More

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