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And even scientific conferences

The usual medieval tower, in Trier there were about ten similar towers. It looks pretty... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
gentbrugg
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Moscow
Picturesque tower house

The ‘Frankenturm’ - a tower house from the 11th century in the centre of Trier - is a very... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels, Belgium
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Dietrich-Flade-Str. 3, 54296 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

The usual medieval tower, in Trier there were about ten similar towers. It looks pretty unattractive, although located in the heart of the city. Don't forget that from the original five floors here remained only three. The tower was defensive and at the same time...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The ‘Frankenturm’ - a tower house from the 11th century in the centre of Trier - is a very interesting sight because Germany has few of these tower houses. Trier is so lucky as to have another one, the Jerusalem Tower, close to the cathedral....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a very well preserved ancient tower, do some research as there is not much info on site and you can only view it from the outside. However its worth a look. It's not easy to find so prepare beforehand.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 10, 2016

Nice tower built in the 11th century. It is close to the city center and can be easily missed. So keep and eye our and enjoy this beautiful tower.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

A very impressive tower which can be easily missed if you don't look out for it. Unfortunately you can't get inside.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed February 18, 2016

have a pizza or sit on the terrace in the back yard on a hot summer day to refuel and recover after the strains of a sightseeing/shopping day in trier

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

This tower has an ancient flavor being built in the 11 century as a residential tower. It is so close to the city center that a stroll in the old city can easily lead to it. It lost some of its height, but the remaining...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed March 8, 2015

You can hire a room here for a special event for upto 100 people.What a tremendous setting. Close to the main square.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Ted B
Reviewed July 22, 2011

I had visited the tower in the evening, as the guidtour "the devil in Trier" starts in this tower. Must say itts interior is great in the special "theatre light". I guess it will be open during daytime as well but I did not have...More

Date of experience: May 2011
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