Trier, which stands on the Moselle river, was a Roman colony from the 1st century A.D. and then a great trading centre ... More
Trier, which stands on the Moselle river, was a Roman colony from the 1st century A.D. and then a great trading centre beginning in the next century. It became one of the capitals of the Tetrarchy at the end of the 3rd century, when it was known as the 'second Rome'. The number and quality of the surviving monuments are an outstanding testimony to Roman civilization.
This is a beautiful church! The history of the city and the church added to the solemnity of the architecture. It was wonderful. It was a workgn church, so to see the prest and the parishioners was great. Trier is off the beaten path a bit, so they were a little confused by us, but it was a spiritual experience.
Located in the village of Benrath, a suburb of Dusseldorf since 1929, Schloss Benrath, was erected in 1756 73, in
the middle of a spacious park bordered by the Rhine, by electoral Prince Carl Theodor von Pfalz Sulzbach. Designed ...
The Roman Germanic Musuem houses the most beautiful of Cologne's Roman mosaics: the Dionysius Mosaic. The mosaic floor, belonging to
a large Roman villa, was discovered during building work in 1941. The Museum, which was opened in 1974 on ...
Situated near the Rammelsberg mines, Goslar held an important place in the Hanseatic League because of the rich Rammelsberg metallic
ore deposits. From the 10th to the 12th century it was one of the seats of the Holy Roman ...