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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  • A very beautiful view of the city opens from the height of this strange and gloomy structure. Be sure to go up, the entrance is inexpensive, I forgot, but no more than 8 euros.
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  • It is surely the most famous monument of the city, to visit. Atypical place in the city center, but do not neglect the other monuments nearby.
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  • Impressive Roman structure that was one of the original gates to the city. There is a museum adjacent that you can enter and walk into the structure. This was a good place to sit down nd eat a snack before venturing down the market streets.
  • The historic landmark of the Roman empire. The largest city in the north at that time. Visit the remains of the city gate and walk through. Impressive to say.
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