Kurfurstliches Palais (Electoral Palace) Tours

Located next to the Basilica, Kurfürstliches Palais in Trier, Germany is one of the most beautiful rococo buildings in the world. Today it is used by the regional governmental administration. The palace shows visitors the grandeur of the Electors and the Archbishops from the past few centuries. Building began in the early 1600s, and several wings were added over the years. Visitors can see an impressive rococo staircase in the south wing. This staircase leads to the present seat of the District Administrator.

Occasionally concerts are held in the Grand Chamber or outside in the courtyard. The Palace Gardens located outside are well manicured and use intricate patterns. The garden was designed in a Baroque style and has several beautiful fountains and sculptures. Trier is considered the oldest city in Germany, and at one end of the garden, you can admire the Roman Imperial Baths dating back to the time when the Roman Empire ruled this area.

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Kurfürstliches Palais is located at Willy- Brandt- Platz 3. Opening days and hours are limited since the building is used by administration.


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Address: Willy- Brandt- Platz 3, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate 54290, Germany
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Small-Group Trier Day Trip from Frankfurt

Visit Germany’s oldest city of Trier for a guided, full-day, small-group sightseeing tour from Frankfurt. This ancient town along the Moselle River boasts eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Learn about Trier’s history and architecture, using narrated tours and free time to explore popular attractions. See the Cathedral of Trier, the oldest cathedral in Germany; the Church of Our Lady, the oldest Gothic church in Germany; the Porta Nigra, the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps and much more. Entrance fee to Trier Amphitheater and Trier Imperial Baths included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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