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Roman Bridge at Trier

Roman Bridge at TrierCoordinates49.7519°N 6.6265°ECoordinates: 49.7519°N 6.6265°ECrossesMoselleLocaleTrier, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyCharacteristicsMaterialStoneHistoryConstruction end2nd century ADRoman BridgeRömerbrücke is located in Germany Roman BridgeRömerbrückeRoman BridgeRömerbrückeOldest standing bridge in GermanyThe Roman Bridge (German: Römerbrücke) is an ancient structure in Trier, Germany, over the Moselle. It is the oldest standing bridge in the country. The nine bridge pillars date from the 2nd century AD. The upper part was renewed twice, in the early 12th and in the early 18th century, after suffering destruction in war. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site.Further reading[edit]O'Connor, Colin (1993), Roman Bridges, Cambridge University Press, p. 141 (T11), ISBN 0-521-39326-4See also[edit]Roman bridgeList of Roman bridgesExternal links[edit] Media related to Römerbrücke (Trier) at Wikimedia CommonsTrier Roman Bridge at StructuraeTraianus – Technical investigation of Roman public worksSite of the Römerbrücke in Google Maps

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