Nehren Roman Graves

Nehren, Germany

The Roman graves are situated high above the municipality of Nehren between vineyards. The tombs, dating from the fourth century AD, were rebuilt on their foundations in 1974. The burial chamber of the first tomb is the only room from antiquity still existing in the Rhineland in which the original painting of the walls and the vault has been largely preserved. It is the family tomb of a landowning family whose residence is to be found in the extensive rubble field that was repeatedly excavated on the terrace directly north above the village of Nehren. The graves were extensively restored in 2002-2005. From here you have a magnificent view of the Moselle valley.

 

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Nehren, Germany
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Founded: 4th century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)

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Tommy Gevaert (ON3DMT) (14 months ago)
Small, quiet, light was not working when we were there. But I enjoyed the views and the history
Aliakasandr K (2 years ago)
Very interested, good view
Edwin (2 years ago)
Nice view.
K Emm (3 years ago)
Go to the door on the left as you come to the entrance. There's a little light switch where you can look in a window and see the original paintings of the tomb. It is fascinating and the view from here of the valley is spectacular.
Pekka Niskanen (6 years ago)
Beautiful view and area and a really interesting historic tomb.
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