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Address: Porta-Nigra-Platz, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 651 978080
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This huge stone gate has stood as a symbol of the city since the second...

This huge stone gate has stood as a symbol of the city since the second century.

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When in Trier....

It is the highlight of Trier and the main attraction outside of churches, impressive. The stonework is massive and the history attached to it is mind blowing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tralee
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Tralee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is the highlight of Trier and the main attraction outside of churches, impressive. The stonework is massive and the history attached to it is mind blowing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A Roman architecture that stands the test of time. Amazing and historic remnants that several generations have witnessed the existence of the Roman power.

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Porta Nigra is an amazing sight very dramatic and steeped in history a must see sight when visiting the beautiful city of trier

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was freezing cold the day we were therebut well worth being cold to explore the place. The pics don't really give a sense of how big the place really is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice experience. You can get inside take photos and have a nice city view. Close to the city center.

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Bossey, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well preserved Roman gateway to the old town of Trier, Germany's oldest town. Very impressive size.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart Germany's oldest city. This ancient ruin is not to be missed by any one who has every marveled at the Ancient Roman. Surrounded by many great stores and eats.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a fine sunny evening when we visited Porta Nigra. Apparently it is not beautiful or masterpiece of architecture, but if you have a few minutes and want to feel the real spirit of old times, please go there and stand under one of the two arches, close your eyes, and breath deeply and recall the last era of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this old Roman gate. There is plenty to still see inside. €4 entry with a paper info. Good info though. Gives you a good tour. Was a Roman gate the middle aged cathedral. Also features St Simeon's cell. Not over 'recreated' which gives a good sense of authenticity. Consider buying the Trier card for €12 if you want... More 

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This piece of the wall that is still standing is a must see. You can get great pictures of the city from here. We paid €8 for a family of seven to climb all the way to the top. Highly recommend!!

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