The impressive "Black Gate" in Trier is a 2nd-century Roman city gate. It owes its survival to early use by a revered hermit monk and subsequent transformation into a two-story church.
Quick Facts on the Porta Nigra
- Other names
- Porta Nigra
Porta Nigra, Trier
- c. 180
- Opening hours
- Daily, Apr-Sep: 9-6; Nov-Feb: 9-4; Mar & Oct: 9-5
Last admission one hour before closing
- Ground level open to the public and free. â‚¬2.10 for admission to upper levels; combo tickets available.
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