St. Matthias Abbey Trier, Germany 1148
This fine 12th-century church, part of an active Benedictine abbey, houses the relics of St. Matthias, the apostle who was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is still visited by many pilgrims.
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- St. Matthias AbbeyAbtei St. MatthiasBenediktiner Abtei St. MatthiasSt. Matthias Abbey Church
- 49.738127° N, 6.632754° E
- main dates
- 1148 constructed
- Matthiasstraße 8554290
TrierPosted January 4, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: Winter in Germany
Sunset on Trier Cathedral Happy New Year! On January 2 we drove down to Trier, which is southwest of us and close to the Luxembourg border. We have been there before (during a 2005 Christmas trip), but we missed a few things and it deserved a repeat trip with better cameras. And the weather forecast was clear and…
- Official Website of St. Matthias Abbey. Web. Official website.