Estimated to be founded by the Roman Emperor Augustus, Trier is known as one of the oldest cities of Germany. The city, which has a population of approximately 100 thousand people, is an important trade and tourism center with its attractive historical ruins.
It is possible to see the extant works of the Roman period in Trier, one of the few German cities survived the World War II without damage. The church, which is believed to host some relics of the Jesus Christ, attracts the visitors from the country and different parts of Europe to the city. Trier is also very close to Luxembourg. You can easily travel to the Luxembourg City, which is only 40 kilometers away from the country.
With the buildings reflecting the traditional German architecture, the historical city center is one of the places mostly visited by tourists. You will also have an opportunity to taste the delicious German cuisine in the cafés and restaurants in the vicinity. It is possible to say that a temperate climate, which is not very cold or hot throughout the year, is effective in the city, located around the River Moselle. However, if you are going to visit Trier in the winter months, remember to take you thick clothes with you.
The historical basilica, baths, bridges and theater, which are the remains of the Roman period, are among the most attractive places that should be seen in the city by the visitors. The Trier Cathedral, also known as one of the city's most famous structures with its impressive architecture, should be definitely visited. If you want to visit the museums around Trier, the Rheinische Landesmuseum can be a great starting point. As an alternative to this museum where you can see the ancient ruins of the city, you can also tour around the Karl Marx House and the Trier Toy Museum, where you can have a great time, especially with young children.