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St. Mathias Church

Matthiasstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 17090
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Pilgrimage Site

St. Matthias' Abbey is Trier’s Benedictine monastery, a Romanesque basilica, a renowned place of... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
Mike K
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Impressive from the front

We didn't go in but standing in the front precinct it was certainly impressive. An unusual though... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Matthiasstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 17090

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

St. Matthias' Abbey is Trier’s Benedictine monastery, a Romanesque basilica, a renowned place of pilgrimage because of the tomb of Saint Matthias the Apostle, after whom the abbey is named, located here since the 12th century, and the only burial of an apostle in Germany...More

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We didn't go in but standing in the front precinct it was certainly impressive. An unusual though minor touch was to the right of the right side entrance into the perimeter wall from the riverfront are water troughs, presumably for horses or travellers and a...More

Thank curlytail55
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is one of the most revered temples of Trier – despite the fact that from there to the Hauptmarkt Platz are almost 3 kilometers. It is where Kaiserstrasse is coming close to the railroad. Inside the church, believed to be are stored many sacred...More

3  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I needed to see Saint Mathew for my apostle collection having seen Saint Peter, Paul, and Mark and a few others that escape me at the moment. The church is a way from downtown Trier and when we arrived, the monks were singing Vespers so...More

2  Thank Anastasia B
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We tried and tried to find this church. Once we had given up, it was suddenly in front of us. It is a small but beautiful place. So if you are nearby it would be worth your while to stop by and take a peek.

1  Thank J-W
Reviewed December 29, 2015

The wedding was in 1978. Presiding was an Anglican Priest from Luxembourg. It was quiet, peaceful, and as we are still together, the influence of St. Mathias in memorable

2  Thank Keydet72
Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Matthias Church on Castle Hill is breath taking. After visiting St. Stephen's Basilica and Matthias Church in the same day, there's no contest. Matthias wins hands down. Just a super treat to the eye. There are even tours in various languages if you want to...More

2  Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went their completely accidentally. Its the third most popular pilgrimage for Catholics after St Peters and Santiago de Compostela. When we went in to be honest I thought it was closed as there was no one else there. Because of its importance its very...More

2  Thank AberdeenAbroad
Reviewed October 12, 2014

The church-is the last resting place of St.Mathias, the apostle who replaced Judas Iscariot, and the only apostle to be buried north of the Alps. It is a good walk from the centre of Trier but well worth the effort, it is a peaceful and...More

3  Thank putneyhouse
Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is a functioning church, we walked quietly through and witnessed the history, the beauty and the serene of the church and it's contents.

1  Thank Annette P
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Sorry, no gift shop