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Judenpforte am Marktplatz

Marktplatz, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Lively place

A great place to spend a few hours- lots of people strolling by- cafes and plenty of stores of all... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Mumbai, India
A port to a different atmosfeer

If there walk through it, and read the signs. If walking further there are some great restaurants... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Leiden, The Netherlands
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Marktplatz, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

A great place to spend a few hours- lots of people strolling by- cafes and plenty of stores of all varieties - a must for women!

Thank KanwarTavy
Reviewed May 25, 2017

If there walk through it, and read the signs. If walking further there are some great restaurants with cheaper options than marketplace.

Thank cvdg2017
Reviewed April 14, 2017

It is the center of the city – if you walk from Porta Nigra to Hauptmarktplatz, on the right, a little short, between Judengasse and Jakobstrasse you see the quarter that, over eight centuries ago, was the Jewish quarter and into which was led the...More

2  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The Jewish Gate (‘Judenpforte‘ in German) is an interesting sight on Trier’s Hauptmarkt. It is easily missed because there is so much to be seen on the square. The rounded gate between the houses at Numbers 22 and 23 leads into the rather run-down Judengasse,...More

2  Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Very cute town center with lots of cafes and restaurants! We enjoyed eating both lunch and returning for dinner in this area!

Thank TXgal2013
Reviewed October 25, 2016

It really looks like a "once apon a time" story book setting. You will be amazed as you wander through the marketplace and look at the buildings. Simply beautiful.

Thank Rusty H
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

There is not a lot to see. Simply an alley leading into the old Jewish quarter. You get a glimpse of what life was life. The entrance is easy to miss. Just before you reach the Hauptmarkt from the porta Nigra, it is on your...More

3  Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Not much to see. All Jews in this area killed in pogroms by Christians during Black Plague. All houses replaced 400 years later in 1800s. But it still has a haunting feel, as you walk down this little alleyway that was once the back entrance...More

1  Thank cybermd
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Nice to see, but not that spectacular.Off course it is named in every touristguide and important for the city. The story about the building is interesting, but from the outside there is not that much to see.

1  Thank furaha1nl
Reviewed July 15, 2016

As others wrote as well, this is in itself not a reason to travel to Trier, but Trier is a beautiful town and given that the Judenpforte is on the main square, you might as well have a quick peek at the Judenpforte and gasse...More

Thank Lux-Nld
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