Konstantinbasilika, Trier

#6 of 69 in Historic Sites in Trier
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
A large, Protestant cathedral, Konstantinbasilika has been preserved from the era of Constantine the Great. Aula Palatina, or the Basilica of Constantine, was built by Emperor Constantine in 310 CE. Its large hall features an impressive high, unsupported ceiling that gives the place a sense of spaciousness and emptiness. It was restored in the 19th century and became a Protestant church but was damaged heavily during World War II. The historical decorations were not reconstructed; nevertheless, some exhibits and remnants of statues remain inside. Using our online itinerary creator, Trier attractions like Konstantinbasilika can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • After visiting the Dom with it's elaborate interior, this place was a bit of a let down. It definitely shows the difference between the Catholic and Protestant mentality when it comes to their...  more »
  • Built in AD 310, the Constantine Basilica was commissioned by Constantine the Great as part of a palace complex. The Trier Augusta Treverorum, as it was called in the time, was the capital of Rome's.....  more »

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