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Kurfurstliches Palais

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Address: Willy-Brandt-Platz 3, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Beautiful gardens

We did not go into the building, in not even certain it is open to the public, but the gardens were fantastic! It was a great place for the kids to run off some energy. Many... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A palace, but with the looks of it you would expect it in a disney movie. On a sunny day it better in real life than on any photo.

Thank cvdg2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not go into the building, in not even certain it is open to the public, but the gardens were fantastic! It was a great place for the kids to run off some energy. Many lovely statues, plants, and fountains.

Thank Quinten S
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't get to tour the inside, it was too late but the outside gardens were open and fantastic! It's a must see even if you just get to see the expanding gardens.

Thank Rebecca M
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to hop off - you can see the Basilica as well as this Palais. Nice place to walk around and catch the ambiance of Trier. On a windy day, the flags will "sing" to you as you wait for the bus.

Thank SRG1560
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438 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Is its present form, the Palace of the Prince-Electors and archbishops of Trier (‘Kurfürstliches Palais’ in German) is only a fraction of what it used to be in the 18th century. Except for the Petersburg Portal and the Red Tower on Konstantinplatz (reviewed elsewhere), the so-called Lower Palace has disappeared completely. It was not rebuilt after World War II. The... More 

Thank Trainbleu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Usually christians used pagan temples as a source of building materials for their churches. In Trier became analogically unlucky already christian temple, and besides as famous as the basilica of Constantine. Part of its walls were demolished, on its Foundation was built the palace of Electors with the adjacent park, and the Basilica itself turned into a kind of decorative... More 

Thank gentbrugg
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

The ornamentation and decoration even at the facade is worth the time spent for the day. Ending here and the beautiful red tower with equally imposing Basilika is enough to breath with an awe. It was not timely for us to get inside but we promised another day could be okay.

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you are in Trier, you definitely have to see this Palais. Its totally worth it! The garden is well maintained and its situated right at the centre yet covered with enough discreetness. When I 1st saw it from the end of garden with the fountain, I literally had my jaws dropped. A must visit.

Thank Muzamil P
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place is quite unique in Trier. The architecture, the flair of the near garden and the statues - it's as if this place wouldn't really belong to the rest of the ancient and medieval city. As I've been there a couple of times already, I can recommend to spend some time chilling in the sun when you're visiting for... More 

Thank Logan S
Ipoh, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This was an elaborate Rococo beauty situated close to the heart of the historic town center and adorned with spacious Palace Gardens. During my visit it was unfortunately not opened for visit - I realized only quite late that it was still used presently as a district administration office and not opened regularly for public visit. It was a pity... More 

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