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Roman Bridge (trier)

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Roman Bridge (trier)

Roman Bridge
Roman Bridge at Trier
Crosses Moselle
Locale Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Material Stone
Construction end 2nd century AD
Roman BridgeRömerbrücke is located in Germany
Roman BridgeRömerbrücke
Roman Bridge
Oldest standing bridge in Germany

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}}: Römerbrücke) is an ancient structure in Trier, Germany, over the Moselle. It is the oldest standing bridge in the country. The nine bridge pillars date from the 2nd century AD. The upper part was renewed twice, in the early 12th and in the early 18th century, after suffering destruction in war. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Media related to Römerbrücke (Trier) at Wikimedia Commons

  • Trier Roman Bridge at Structurae
  • Traianus – Technical investigation of Roman public works
  • Site of the Römerbrücke in Google Maps

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