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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Trier World Heritage Site, Germany

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Trier market square
Trier market square
photo sourcehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hauptmarkt_Trier.jpg
authorshipBerthold Werner
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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Trier is a World Heritage Site in Germany. Located on the banks of the river Moselle, it is regarded as the oldest city in Germany, having been established as early as 16 BC.

The city of Trier, Germany is located on the western part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, near the borders with Luxembourg. There are numerous Roman ruins that are well preserved in Trier. Among the most important heritage structures in Trier includes the Cathedral of St Peter (Dom St Peter) and the Church of Our Lady in Trier (Liebfrauenkirche).

Trier was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 10th session of the World Heritage Committee convened at Headquarters in Paris, France, on 24 - 28 November, 1986.

Photos of Trier

Cathedral of St Peter, Trier
Cathedral of St Peter, Trier
photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Trier_Dom_BW_3.JPG
authorshipBerthold Werner
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Church of Our Lady, Trier
Church of Our Lady, Trier
photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Liebfrauen_Trier_aussen_1.jpg
authorshipBerthold Werner
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World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 49 45 07.0 E 6 37 34.8
Inscription Year: 1986
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: I, III, IV, VI

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