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Dreikonigenhaus (House of the three Magi)

Simeonstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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It used to be a Tower House !

It took us about 10 minutes to find it ( we had the wrong address) but once you know what you are... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Montreal, Canada
Nothing special

This is one of those 8 or 9 defensive towers, which Trier had in the middle Ages. But she was... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
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Simeonstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

It took us about 10 minutes to find it ( we had the wrong address) but once you know what you are looking for , it is easy to find . It is a XIII th century building whose main purpose was to defend the...More

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is one of those 8 or 9 defensive towers, which Trier had in the middle Ages. But she was simultaneously a residential house, just the entrance to it was located high and was carried out by means of a ladder. However, later were made...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 4 April 2017

While looking at the Frankenturm - a formidable 11th century tower house in the Dietrichstraße - we read in our guide there were remains of a Romanesque tower house from the 13th century in the Simeonstraße. So we went to have a look and were...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Same street heading to the Porta Negra midway from the marketplace this beautiful building will catch your attention. I look for something to sit on and found out a nice looking building fronting where i was, different from the others. Do not miss this nice...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 2 January 2017

You'll find it on the road leading from the Porta Nigra leading to the market place after about 150 meter on your left. A medival building restored to how it must have looked in 1250 with the entranced safely tucked away on the 2 the...More

1  Thank Spinvisje
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Leaving the market square and heading towards Porta Nigra...look for it on your right. Built around 1230. Looking head on at it...the lower arch is the doorway. There were pull up stairs or a ladder that could be lowered to allow people in. This was...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stop in front and take a few minutes to look at all the details. Imagine how live was so many years ago.

Thank hermann b
Reviewed 20 September 2016

While walking around you will see this typical citybuilding. It not possible to visit. Nice style and a famous building in Trier.

Thank furaha1nl
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The entrance is the 'window' on the right... No kidding. This house was build in Medieval times at about 1230, when Trier's city wall wasn't finished yet and every house had to defend itself. So entrance by ladder or wooden pull-up staircase was a must...More

Thank enwee
Reviewed 18 July 2016

You can view it from the outside and it is impressive and interesting. There is a restaurant on the ground floor.

1  Thank fjane84
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