16 Sights in Trier, Germany (with Map and Images)

Looking for premium sights?

Here you can book tickets, guided tours and other activities in Trier:

Get tickets and guided tours now *

Here you can find interesting sights in Trier, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Trier, Germany.

Back to the list of cities in Germany

1. Dom St. Peter zu Trier

Show sight on map
Dom St. Peter zu Trier Berthold Werner / Public domain

The High Cathedral of Saint Peter in Trier, or Trier Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is the oldest church in Germany and the largest religious structure in Trier, notable for its long life span and grand design. The central part of the nave was built of Roman brick in the early fourth century, resulting in a cathedral that was added onto gradually in different eras. The imposing Romanesque westwork, with four towers and an additional apse, has been copied repeatedly. The Trier Cathedral Treasury contains an important collection of Christian art. In 1986 the church was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier.

Wikipedia (EN), Heritage Website

2. Nells Park

Show sight on map

Nels Park is a park in Trier, Germany. It was designed by Nicholas Neil, the canon of St. Paul's Monastery. Between 1792 and 1793 he bought the marshes from the German Order and laid dry land around the park. Built in 1801, the park has an early romantic Anglo-Dutch style. In 1861, a neoclassical mansion was built and is now home to the Nels Park Hotel. The park was acquired by the city of Trier in 1940 and expanded during the war years. The purpose of expanding the water area is to provide fire water for nearby supply offices. In 1958, in memory of rose grower Peter Lambert, a rose garden was established in Nelles Park under the leadership of gardening director Gottfried Rettig.

Wikipedia (DE)

3. Denkmal der jüdischen Kultusgemeinde

Show sight on map
Denkmal der jüdischen Kultusgemeinde HelgeRieder / Public domain

In the 19th century, Trier built three Jewish cemeteries. There are few tombstones in medieval cemeteries. Between 1620 and 1650, a Jewish cemetery was established in Weidegasse. It is located in Straßenspitz, south of Trier, between Gilbertstraße and Weidegasse. More than 500 tombstones have been preserved; The most important burial sites include the burial sites of Karl Marx's grandfather and great-grandfather Mordechai Halevi bin Schmoor Posterberg and Abraham Moses bin Herschel Lviv. Unable to expand, the cemetery was closed in 1922. Starting this year, the Jewish community uses a section of Trier's main cemetery.

Wikipedia (DE), Website

4. Studentenwohnheim Martinskloster

Show sight on map
Studentenwohnheim Martinskloster Stadtmuseum Simeonstift Trier / Public domain

The St. Martin Abbey was probably a monastery complex in Trier, which was probably created in the 6th century. It is said to go back from a church built by Martin von Tours in the 4th century. At the latest in the 10th century, the abbey was occupied by monks in the Benedictine order, it was once one of the city's largest abbots and was lifted under the Napoleonic rule in 1802. The abbey was in the immediate vicinity of the banks of the Moselle, in the northwest of the city center of Trier; The street running along the still preserved building is now called the banks of the Martin.

Wikipedia (DE), Website

5. Kapelle ad Quercum

Show sight on map

See around you is a street in the city center of Trier not far from the Trier Cathedral. It connects the cattle farm with the beef dance road. It is a short alley located in the cathedral immunity that follows a Roman Cardo together with the southern section of Liebfrauenstrasse. At the latest since the construction of the gatehouse of today's cathedral pride around the middle of the 17th century, the alley flanked by high spa walls turned into the Domfreiflig pretty right -wing.

Wikipedia (DE), Website

6. Römerbrücke

Show sight on map

The Roman Bridge is an ancient structure in Trier, Germany, over the Moselle. It is the oldest standing bridge in the country. The nine bridge pillars date from the 2nd century AD. The upper part was renewed twice, in the early 12th and in the early 18th century, after suffering destruction in war. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia (EN), Heritage Website

7. Stadtmuseum Simeonstift

Show sight on map

Trier Simeonstift Stadtmuseum, formerly known as "Städtisches Museum Trier", is located in the former Simeonstift building around Brunnenhof, next to Porta Nigra. The permanent exhibition shows art and cultural treasures from the early modern times to the 20th century. It provides insight into the lives and daily lives of the Trier people, the economy and trade, politics and beliefs, art and technology.

Wikipedia (DE), Website

8. Dreikönigenhaus

Show sight on map
Dreikönigenhaus Berthold Werner / Public domain

The Epiphany on Simeonstrasse in Trier near the Porta Nigra is a patrician house in the form of an early Gothic residential tower. The name dates from around 1680 when Johann Cornet operated the inn "to the three kings". The house was originally called "for the Säulch", with reference to the crowning Säulch in the gable and the elaborate marble columns of the windows.

Wikipedia (DE)

9. St. Paulin

Show sight on map

Saint Paulinus is a Baroque church in the city of Trier, Germany. Constructed between 1734 and 1753, the interior was designed by Johann Balthasar Neumann. The ceiling of the nave features a painting by the artist Christoph Thomas Scheffler. The tomb of the saint after whom the church is named, Paulinus of Trier, is located in the church's crypt.

Wikipedia (EN)

10. Liebfrauenkirche

Show sight on map

The Liebfrauenkirche in Trier, is, according to UNESCO, "the earliest church built in French High Gothic style outside France." It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Trier Dom (cathedral) is next to it, and the two buildings share a common wall.

Wikipedia (EN), Heritage Website

11. Museum am Dom

Show sight on map

The Museum am Dom Trier is a museum of the Diocese of Trier, which has the task of researching the cultural and piety history of the Diocese of Trier and making it accessible to the public. In addition, the museum explores the late antique predecessor buildings of Trier Cathedral, the oldest German episcopal church.

Wikipedia (DE), Website

12. Karl-Marx-Haus

Show sight on map

The Karl Marx House museum is a writer's house museum in Trier. In 1818, Karl Marx, the father of Marxism, which influenced both modern socialism and communism, was born in the house. It is now a museum about Karl Marx's life and writings as well as the history of communism.

Wikipedia (EN), Website

13. Kurfürstliches Palais

Show sight on map

The Electoral Palace in Trier, Germany, was the residence of the Archbishops and Electors of Trier from the 16th century until the late 18th century. It now houses various offices of the federal government and often hosts classical music concerts.

Wikipedia (EN)

14. Welschnonnenkirche

Show sight on map
Welschnonnenkirche Berthold Werner / Public domain

Welschnonnen Church is a Baroque Welschnonnen church built in 1714-1716 by the Augustinian Choir Woman B. M. V. Build. It was built for Welschnonnen Monastery in Trier. It is dedicated to the ascension of the Virgin Mary.

Wikipedia (DE)

15. St. Antonius

Show sight on map

Saint Anthony is a Roman Catholic church in Trier, Germany. It is located in Antoniusstraße in the district of Mitte, near Augustinerhof, and belongs to the Catholic Diocese of Liebfrauen in the Diocese of Trier.

Wikipedia (DE)

16. Roter Turm

Show sight on map

The Red Pagoda, also known as Fortress Südallee, is the building of the medieval and modern walls of Trier. Today, it is located in the Grüngürtel Monument area in Kaiserstra ® e, opposite number 24.

Wikipedia (DE)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.