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“Beautiful, old, and wonderful architecture.”

St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
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Small-Group Trier Day Trip from Frankfurt
Ranked #1 of 178 things to do in Trier
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Owner description: This 11th-century cathedral holds the tombs of several archbishops and displays an impressive collection of religious relics.
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“Beautiful, old, and wonderful architecture.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

The folks in Trier have been very proud of their cathedral for hundreds of years. It is quite an architectural feat.

Visited June 2014
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“Stunning!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

One of the largest cathedrals in central Germany, the Dom of Trier is home to the Holy Robe and one of the nails used in the crucifixion of Christ. Started in 326 a.d. by the EMperor Constantine, the massive Dom complex highlights extraordinary relics and depictions of Christianity throughout the entire complex.

You will want to consider spending a little time here as there are many chapels, artistic works, and architectural wonders in this complex. Most impressive is the crypt where many Bishops of Trier are interred. Timing a visit during the pilgrimage times is ideal; however, the Holy Robe pilgrimages occur every 15-20 years and occur randomly (no set pattern or dates); therefore, you can only catch a glimpse of the robe in it's encasement within a secured chapel behind the alter.

As the oldest church in Germany, this should be on anyone's must see list on a trip to central Germany.

Visited May 2014
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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Words can not describe seeing this structure. The perfection of every carving, the beauty in the faces of the statues, the organs, the gardens out back....it is amazing how old these buildings are and they are immaculate.

Visited June 2014
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“Impressive architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

If you're a fan of architecture, you can't miss St. Peter's Cathedral. It's not only impressive, but also full of interesting details. Initially, I was looking for shelter from the rain, but ended up wandering in the building for about 45 minutes, inspecting the elaborate interior. Remember to look up, but also remember to look down and try to notice as many details as possible. It's a truly fascinating place.

Visited June 2014
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“fascinating”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

fascinating church with historic relic, the seamless robe of Christ; interesting and not that busy; most visitors were in the streets shopping.

Visited June 2014
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