Trier Cathedral Treasury Trier, Germany

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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.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318470
Names
Affiliations
Street Address
Domfreihof
Location
Trier, Germany
Postcode
54290
Coordinates
49.755982° N, 6.643901° E
Phone
0651/9790790

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.

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References & Resources

  1. Official Website of Trier Cathedral Treasury Official website.

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Trier Cathedral Treasury (Trier, Germany)
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Last Updated
April 11, 2015