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Secrets of the Porta Nigra

Porta-Nigra-Platz, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Impressive ancient structure

The ancient city gate stands alongside the main road into town (as you would expect) it has no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Top_Tourer_2009
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Inside the Historical Treviri

Discover a Roman City since the main entrance door. Treviri, Trier, walk around, enjoy Mosel and a... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Giovanni G
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15 Nov 2016
“Inside the Historical Treviri”
4 weeks ago
“Impressive ancient structure”
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Porta-Nigra-Platz, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ancient city gate stands alongside the main road into town (as you would expect) it has no barriers, so you can just walk around and in the courtyard. Like many ancient city buildings, the stonework appears to have been blackened by the traffic fumes,...More

Thank Top_Tourer_2009
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Discover a Roman City since the main entrance door. Treviri, Trier, walk around, enjoy Mosel and a beer along the river at the sunset

Thank Giovanni G
Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

Sadly, one admittedly historic Roman gate, and one Cathedral do not justify a visit yet another rather bleak, austere and excessively cobbled inner city.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

When I arrived here, I was amazed how unique this black gate for me. I could imagine how beautiful it was and still we could see its remains beautiful until now.

1  Thank Ayu R
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Visited the ruin of the above. Nothing special though of course there is historic interest. It is accessible from one end of one of the main shopping thoroughfares.

Thank NICOL62
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

I know I may be being a bit picky but I thought this attraction would be a bit more larger for one of the first roman structures ever built. It was pretty neat to see how dated the architecture was but it was not something...More

Thank EBWhite123
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This old enterance to the city allows you to go back in time. There is a small fee to pay but definitely worth while.

1  Thank KurtD3
Reviewed 18 September 2014

I have no dislikes. I love Europe and if anyone out there knows a way for me to move back and make a living please contact me.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 21 August 2014

I had look at the Black Gate a few years ago it was very interesting the first Roman building I had seen. I was in Trier last week but I just looked at it and took some photos.

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 13 July 2014

21+ years ago, my husband and I came here when we were dating through the first years. This is a very special place. We were away for 17 years and being back brought lots of good memories. Our boys enjoyed it and glad they still...More

1  Thank amanditacj
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