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St Matthias Abbey - Trier
- St Matthias Abbey - Trier
- Alt Name:
- Benediktiner abtei St. Matthias
- High Medieval (1000AD–1300AD)
- 1100AD - 1199AD
- Trier Cathedral , Liebfrauen,
Trier Roman Amphitheatre ,
about St Matthias Abbey - Trier
St Matthias Abbey (Benediktiner abtei St. Matthias) is a twelfth century church and the site of the tomb of the apostle St Matthias, who succeeded Judas.
Also located at St Matthias Abbey, which was consecrated in 1148, is a Roman cemetery housing the final resting places of the first bishops of Trier, probably dating back to the third century.
Much of the building of St Matthias Abbey was reconstructed in the nineteenth century, having been subject to several invasions and occupation as a private home.
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Address: Benediktiner abtei St. Matthias, Matthiasstr. 85, 54290 Trier, Germany
Phone: +49 651 17090
St. Matthias Abbey is located in the south of the city of Trier in Germany. Bus 3 and 83 stop nearby. Trains travel from Trier to nearby Luxembourg (1 hr) as well as to Koblenz and Saarbruecken, from which there are connection to Frankfurt (3.5 hrs total).
St Matthias Abbey is open daily, 8am-7pm. Entry is free.
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