Trier Imperial Baths

Trier, Germany

The Trier Imperial Baths (Kaiserthermen) are a large Roman bath complex, designated as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The impressive ruins of the baths, along with the derelict rooms and the walls of previous structures, are among the most important to have been discovered in Trier. Today a visit to the thermal baths, which can also be explored below ground, is like stepping back in time. The walls of the hot bath (caldarium) are deservedly part of this famous landmark in Trier. After the one in Rome, the Imperial Thermal Baths and St. Barbara Roman Baths were once among the largest bathing complexes in the Roman empire. They were built in the first and second centuries AD.


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Kaiserstraße, Trier, Germany
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Founded: 0-200 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)


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Zach Pickard (2 months ago)
4 euro fee, my small children were free. The underground tunnels and rooms were cool to see. Overall nice history.
Padmini M S (3 months ago)
The Trier Imperial Baths ( called Kaisertherman) are said to have been built in the 4th Century by the Romans. The baths were built around hot water pools reaching 40°C. Underneath the complex was a network of underground passageways used by the staff, which can still be seen today, along with the remains of the sewer system. The place is well maintained. There are no waiting times. Tickets are reasonably priced.
Petr Kalager (4 months ago)
Roman Baths from Konstantine 's the Great Era around 310-330ad. Perhaps the biggest in the world. Beautiful interesting place to visit.Very good presentation.I loved the devoting about film. You find out how great the pre- Byzantine era of Romans was....
1 2 (4 months ago)
The best-preserved Roman public bath in Germany. Surface buildings can still show the magnificent momentum at the beginning. The underground tunnel is very complicated and tortuous, the space is huge, and visitors can visit the underground tunnel. The ticket price is five euros, and after the reduction, it is three euros. But there is no tour guide.
Chloé Trevisanut (7 months ago)
Price is perfectly reasonable : 4€ per adults. Dogs are welcome. You are given a map from the counter on which information can be found. But therefore the place itself may lack of signs. A small exposition can be found next to the counter (before going outdoors to visit). What should be kept in mind is that it is requested not to walk off the trails. You can visit on your own. Some parts of the ancient Roman Imperial thermals are visible but there is also a huge underground part that is important not to miss out ! Mobility-impaired people can visit the thermals except for the underground, which we can only access through stairs.
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