Trier Cathedral Treasury Trier, Germany 1480
Occupying a small room inside Trier Cathedral, this treasury displays some of Europe's greatest relics - including a nail from the Crucifixion and a sandal of St. Andrew - along with important religious art from a variety of periods.
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- Go Historic ID
- Trier Cathedral TreasuryCathedral TreasuryDomschatzkammerSchatzkammerTrier Treasury
- 49.755982° N, 6.643901° E
- main dates
- 1480 constructed
Overviewby Holly Hayes
July 6, 2011
The Treasury of Trier Cathedral is located in a small room on the right side of the elevated sanctuary. It contains a variety of beautiful religious artifacts, most of them crafted in Trier. The majority of the collection is from the medieval era, including golden reliquaries containing the Holy Nail and a sole of St. Andrew's sandal. Also on display are multiple croziers, chalices, censers, episcopal rings, ivory panels, and gospel books. continue reading →
- Official Website of Trier Cathedral Treasury. Web. Official website.