Kurfürstliches Palais


A pink rococo confection looks out over the lawns, pools and fountains of the formal Palastgarten.

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1. Palastgarten

0.06 MILES

Stretching south from Konstantinplatz, the lawns, daffodil beds, statues and fountains of the formal Palace Garden are perfect for a stroll, especially on…

2. Konstantin Basilika

0.06 MILES

Constructed around AD 310 as Constantine’s throne room, the brick-built basilica is now an austere Protestant church. With built-to-impress dimensions …

3. Rheinisches Landesmuseum

0.16 MILES

A scale model of 4th-century Trier and rooms filled with tombstones, mosaics, rare gold coins (including the 1993-discovered Trier Gold Hoard, the largest…

4. Liebfrauenbasilika

0.18 MILES

Germany’s oldest Gothic church was built in the 13th century. It has a cruciform structure supported by a dozen pillars symbolising the 12 Apostles (look…

5. Trierer Dom

0.19 MILES

Looming above the Roman palace of Helena (Emperor Constantine's mother), this cathedral is Germany's oldest bishop's church and still retains Roman…

6. Domschatz

0.19 MILES

To peer into Christian history, from late Antiquity through to Romanesque, Gothic, baroque and the 19th and 20th centuries, head to the Domschatz. Along…

7. Museum am Dom Trier

0.21 MILES

Trier's cathedral was built on the site of the palace of Helena (the mother of Emperor Constantine). The prized exhibit here is a 4th-century Roman…

8. St-Gangolf-Kirche

0.26 MILES

Topped by a 62m-high tower, the Gothic St-Gangolf-Kirche was built in the early 15th century on the site of a 14th-century tower. It's reached via a…