Porta Nigra, Trier

The Porta Nigra is a large Roman city gate in Trier, Germany. It is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The name Porta Nigra originated in the Middle Ages due to the darkened colour of its stone, the original Roman name has not been preserved. Locals commonly refer to the Porta Nigra simply as Porta.

  • Porta Nigra Trier-- Nigra-blanca --14mm
  • Porta Nigra
  • Porta Nigra in the night
  • La Porta Nigra. Lee mi primer comentario / Read mi first comment

Country:
Germany
Rating:
10
Latitude:
49,7596829
Longitude:
6,6440302
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