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This huge cathedral has been preserved from the era of Constantine the Great.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Konstantinplatz 10, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge building originally built between AD 306 and 337. It was repurposed into a Protestant Church by the Prussians. The squares in the ceiling are each large enough to hold a Volkswagen beetle

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although his is now s church it’s an impressive space 33m high and built by the Romans in 310 AD even with underfloor heating.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

The reason to visit this structure is not its beauty but its historical significance. Apparently, this is the largest building north of the Alps (or possibly all of Europe) from Roman times still standing without any internal supports (67 meter length, 26 meters wide and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

Some might find this building boring but for me it was impressive. We were also lucky someone was playing the organ at that time. Always extra special in a church if you ask me.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

The organ in the back of the church over the entrance is huge. The guide was great in the history he provided and some pictures of the changes made. A must stop if in town.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

The Basilica -- the largest single-room structure surviving from Roman times -- is a truly impressive testament to the majesty of the Roman Emperor. It's impossible to not be impressed by this site.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

No photo can show how impressive this structure is. I am so glad that it was rebuilt and restored after the damages of time and war. Being used as a church today it is history being kept alive. Firstly admire the enormity of the Roman...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 19, 2019

Constantine's Basilica was wonderful to see even though it had been rebuilt post WWII. One wall and the apse were completely original; the others had a patchwork of modern bricks. It was extraordinary to see the kind of bricks that the Romans made and that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Built around 310, the structure was designed to express the magnificence and might of Constantine I the Great. The massive space; 27 m (90 ft) wide, 33 m (108 ft) high, and 67 m (220 ft) long, was initially the emperor's throne room where he...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Larry C
Reviewed June 4, 2019

The high ceilings and the size of the building is impressive - it is one large room with no supporting columns. It is simple in comparison to the Dom but the exhibition and the history is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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