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Trier offers pleasant market squares, Germany’s oldest Christian church, and a cornucopia of architectural styles: Roman, baroque, neo-classicism, renaissance, and gothic.
Even though the stores were closed, it was possible to get an idea of what products were available in the shops. Looks like we missed some good sales.
The Market Fountain from 1595 shows St. Peter, the patron saint of the Cathedral as well as the city, standing on top, surrounded by the four cardinal virtues of good city government, Justice, Strength, Temperance, and Wisdom (originals in the Municipal Museum), but also by monsters and frolicking monkeys.
Church of Our Lady
We were able to tour the Church of Our Lady but not the Cathedral as a mass was in progress.
Free Time to Eat or Shop
Following the guided portion of the tour we had time to explore the shops that were open or to do some more window shopping. This McDonald's isn't your typical looking restaurant but they do serve some of the same meals from back home.
Ice cream and candy are always a good treat, so indulge your sweet tooth if you are so inclined.
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