St. Matthias Abbey Germany

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.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248725
Names
Abtei St. Matthias German
Benediktiner Abtei St. Matthias German
St. Matthias Abbey
St. Matthias Abbey Church German
Coordinates
49.7381270° N, 6.6327540° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of St. Matthias Abbey, Trier, Germany. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of St. Matthias Abbey, Trier, Germany. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1148
Construction of St. Matthias Abbey