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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  • Incredible view of the city and great place to walk downtown Trier; the Porta Nigra is conveniently located and easy to get to... "instagram" worthy, be sure to bring your camera!  more »
  • The imposing city gates of Trier date to Roman times. Trier was the Western capital of the Roman Tetrarchy and Constantine is thought to have converted to Christianity when based here. The Gate is...  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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