The Roman bridge at Trier!


Well here is a perfect example of what I am talking about; so much to see and so slow to write! I have been to Trier several times over the years and written many posts on the city but amazing left this unique architectural and historical gem hidden! Of course, Trier is the oldest city in Germany!

And they do have a Roman bridge! Let me tell you a bit more on it.

There is a stone Roman bridge built in 45 AD replacing an older wooden one and still the oldest bridge in Germany still working.  The Roman bridge also, call the Moselle bridge because it goes over the Moselle river in Trier is the oldest bridge in Germany as well. The oldest stilts dates from the 2C AC.


The existence of a first wooden Roman bridge over the Moselle is attested from 17 BC. It was a bridge…

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