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Go Historic ID
318471
names
Trier Cathedral
Dom St Peter
Dom zu Trier
Trierer Dom
coordinates
49.756221° N, 6.643821° E
main dates
1035 constructed
styles/periods
categories
materials
address
Domfreihof
54290
phone
0651/9790790

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Essays on Trier Cathedral

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 8, 2011

    The cathedral's interior combines a Romanesque structure with baroque decoration and Gothic vaulting and archways. It is laid out as a triple-nave, two-choir basilica with a transept and six towers. Portions of Constantine's church can be seen in a central section, with the original walls rising up to a height of 26 m (86 ft). Just outside a door on the south side of the church is a huge piece of a granite column from Constantine's church. Over the south door (on the inside) is a magnificent Romanesque tympanum depicting Christ between the Virgin and St. Peter. continue reading →

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Bibliography of Trier Cathedral

  1. Official Website of Trier Cathedral. Web. Official website.

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Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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