Porta Nigra, Trier

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Tour Porta Nigra, one of the most well-preserved Roman structures in Germany. That's amazing, given that it dates back to the second century. Built of large, gray, sandstone slabs, this is the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. Admire the impressive architecture as you learn more about the area's Roman heritage. You can explore the interior of the gate before heading to the top to enjoy the city views. Jump back in time with an informational tour led by a Roman centurion-clad guide. Take the guesswork out of planning a Trier vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Amazing to see such large and intact Roman history in Germany. Make sure to look for all of the other Roman history in the area.  more »
  • A fine example of a Roman City Gate. The best in Europe outside Italy. Preserved thanks to having been turned into a medieval church. Well worth visiting  more »
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  • A lot to see and experience. Prices are fair, personnel is friendly. But you need to pay attention to stairs, they can be really slippery in wet weather. 100% must be seen in Trier. Perfect view and memories
  • Trier is a good place for many reasons. But when you are at Porta Nigra, have some spare time and like to learn about its history in a fun and entertaining way, go check out the adventure tour „Secret of the Porta Nigra“.
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