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Address: Domfreihof 2, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 651 75801

This 11th-century cathedral holds the tombs of several archbishops and...

This 11th-century cathedral holds the tombs of several archbishops and displays an impressive collection of religious relics.

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An amazing building

The size, the history, the age, the tunic... A special place. I actually found the crypt very interesting.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The size, the history, the age, the tunic... A special place. I actually found the crypt very interesting.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent most of the day in the Dom - so much history to explore. There is a side museum with artifacts (saints relics, patens, bibles) which is very interesting for those with an interest in church history. The map (available in several languages) provides basic information; I found a guide book was also a must. Very crowded, but most... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe everything important has been written on this webside about the place already and I definitelly agree with all of the 5 star ratings... It is impressive... I took a walk around the Cathedral early in the morning while the city was just getting awake- If you have the chance, get up early in the morning and walk around... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Inside and Out. Very old but well maintained. Being there helps imagine what Europe was like a thousand years ago. a Must visit if in the area.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful church and must go when in Trier. The grave thombes of the bischops of Trier are accessible free of charge! Also the extra exhibition is totally worth a visit!

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am still under strong impression because this is fantastic Dom...i been almoust two hours inside admiring...also been in the treasury room when they keep values and it is wort 1,5 euro admission...

Thank Matko R
Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Trierer Dom is the oldest church in Germany...its Romanisch Baroque style is unique, its also the largest building in the Trier area. Beautiful domed edifice houses stained glass windows. Many centuries olf frescoes and sculpture abound.

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Southington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is a beautiful and old cathedral. The history of this city is really on disply here and it is amazing that it has survived the ages.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

entering this cathedral is enterinh history. Very impressive silence , quitness , dark inside , beautifull windows , quiet a difference with the Liebfraukirche whicg you can enter from the inside of the Dom

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

A gorgeous, huge church, so old, with architectural styles from 17 centuries. Watch the lower church with the chapel where bishops were buried and the upper chapel with the so called holy cloth, a one piece cloth that is supposed to be worn by Jesus himself. Of course.

Thank LloydxMarcel

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