Trier Amphitheater, Trier

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A Roman amphitheater built in Rome's German province, Trier Amphitheater is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes St. Peter's Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady in Trier. The amphitheater's center ring with stone walls is completely excavated. Pay small entrance fee to you can walk into the center and play the part of a gladiator. The seating is still covered with earth and grass, so consider bringing a picnic lunch to enjoy just outside of the ring. Check out the space beneath the ring, which once held the animals and people who took part in the entertainment. Arrange your visit to Trier Amphitheater and discover more family-friendly attractions in Trier using our Trier trip app.
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  • Not very interesting if you have seen other places with Roman ruins. Very basic info. And sadly it is hard to see what is original and what is “new”. The one thing we did find out is a tiny mite is...  more »
  • We walked from the main part of town over to the Amphitheater (which was a bit longer than I was expecting, but it still wasn't a bad walk). We walked around and it was really interesting to see this....  more »
  • An excellent idea by the tourism department now, is the staircase just opposite to the ticket counter as soon as you enter. That ways, you can go up to see the amphitheatre in all its glory before heading down to see the finer details. The original city wall, once ran along the edges of the amphitheatre, exactly crossing through this viewpoint!
  • It's a cool place if you're into history and just to see. It's not expensive at all. €4 per adult. You can walk all around and go underneath the amphitheater. Sometimes there are actors dressed as gladiators, and they "fight". There are also restrooms here.

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