Barbara Baths

Trier, Germany

The Barbara Baths (Barbarathermen) are a large Roman bath complex designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Barbara Baths were built in the second century AD. The extensive ruins were used as a castle in the Middle Ages, then torn down and recycled as building material until the remains were used for constructing a Jesuit College in 1610.

Only the foundations and the subterranean service tunnels have survived, but the technical details of the sewer systems, the furnaces, the pools, and the heating system can be studied better than in the other two baths of Trier.

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Südallee 48, Trier, Germany
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Details

Founded: 100-200 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Germany
Historical period: Germanic Tribes (Germany)

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Thaddeus McLane (2 years ago)
Great display. Free.
Pedro Pitão Freitas (2 years ago)
Nice to visit, but not very well explained.
Chip Vance (2 years ago)
I found the baths to be quite amazing, based on the artist's depiction of what they used to look like.
seif dawood (2 years ago)
Nice historical place with explanations along the walk way.
Koeka (2 years ago)
2nd largest Roman Bath to that found in Rome... Free to the public and very thorough easy to read information signs.. only 5 minute walk from the Roman Bridge
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