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.

Facts & Stats on Trier Cathedral Treasury

Go Historic ID
318470
Names
Trier Cathedral Treasury
Cathedral Treasury
Domschatzkammer
Schatzkammer
Trier Treasury
Dates
1480

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Domfreihof
Trier, Germany
54290
Contact
0651/9790790

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Description of Trier Cathedral Treasury

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. view full text »

Resources for Trier Cathedral Treasury

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Trier Cathedral Treasury - Trier, Germany