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St. Paulin-Kirche

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Address: Thebaerstrasse, 54292 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Beautiful!

Beautiful! My parents were married here in 1958😊 Not located on the area where tourists usually are. You can ask or look on the map to find it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful! My parents were married here in 1958😊 Not located on the area where tourists usually are. You can ask or look on the map to find it.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This Baroque church is a hidden gem in Trier. Once one gets lost in the old town after Porta Nigra, one tends to forget that the rest of the city harbors other attractions. One these great attractions is this church. The interior is impressive with nice paintings even on the ceiling and exterior is really impressive. The yellow colour is... More 

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Holsbeek, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The former collegiate church St. Paulinus was built on the foundations of the ancient church of the 4th century and insofar as Memorial Church on the site of the martyrdom of the martyrs of Trier, under which the Trier, councilors' and also members of the Theban Legion were. In addition, it is also the Holy Sepulcher of Trier martyr Bishop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

If you like baroque churches this one is not to be missed: one of the most beautiful I have seen in Germany! Enjoy the general impression and allow your eyes and spirit to wander around these flying shapes and colors. Do not miss the angel literally flying below the ceiling. A masterpiece of Baltazar Neumann. It is a bit away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

It's a bit outside of the city center where all sights are located but it the walk several blocks from Porta Nigra is worth it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This flamboyantly baroque church is tucked away in a small non-descript lane in Trier. Don't miss it though as its really beautiful. Its named in honour of St. Paulinus of Trier and although he had been exiled from the city, his remains were brought back. However, if you are squeamish about huge caches of bones, don't go to the crypt.... More 

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We stumbled on St Pauls while out walking. What a wonderful ‘find’ … the most amazing ceiling paintings … a jaw-dropping moment when you walk in. It’s not on the ‘Tourist route’ but well worth searching for. About a 10 min walk from the Porta Nigra.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

All yellow painted, the church can easily be spotted!! Watch out for the painted ceilings - amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

The paintings on the ceiling are great and heavily framed with plaster work and cherubs on the pilasters. No guidebook in any language, but definitely the best views are inside. The Alter is gilt and very high Baroque in style and it's a very light church. It has concerts part of the year, unfortunately we did not hear one. It... More 

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Olen, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

We did not visit the interior of this church as it was not situated in the corner we resided in, but seen from pix it must be worthwhile. I took this pix from the Fort Konstatntin.

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