Trier Hauptmarkt & Surrounding Germanic Architecture Photos

Trier Hauptmarkt, at the center of historic Trier, is notable for its market cross and ornate St. Peter's fountain. The market square and nearby streets are lined with traditional Germanic style buildings featuring a variety of unusual facades and ornamentation.

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St. Peter's Fountain with St. Peter, Trier's patron saint, on top & statues representing the four cardinal virtues by Hans Rupprecht Hoffmann in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Peter's Fountain detail with statues representing cardinal virtues of justice & courage under geese & putti riding dolphins in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Peter's Fountain detail with statues representing cardinal virtues of courage & temperance under geese & putti riding dolphins in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Peter's Fountain & Germanic residence facades in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
St. Peter's Fountain (1595) with St. Peter, Trier's patron saint, on top & statues representing the four cardinal virtues by Hans Rupprecht Hoffmann in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Peter's Fountain detail with statues representing cardinal virtues of justice & courage under geese & putti riding dolphins in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Peter's Fountain detail with statues representing cardinal virtues of courage & temperance under geese & putti riding dolphins in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Peter's Fountain & Germanic residence facades in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
St. Peter's Fountain with hexagonal base & buildings in typical Germanic style in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Expanse of Hauptmarkt with tower of St. Gangolf Church above. Trier, Germany.Tower of St. Gangolf Church over Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Tower of St. Gangolf Church & upper story's of buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
St. Peter's Fountain with hexagonal base & buildings in typical Germanic style in Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Expanse of Hauptmarkt with tower of St. Gangolf Church above. Trier, Germany.Tower of St. Gangolf Church (early 15thC) over Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Tower of St. Gangolf Church & upper story's of buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Tower of St. Gangolf Church seen from Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Baroque roofline of building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Buildings in typical Germanic style on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Rows of bells & Virgin Mary & Child statue adorning front of building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Tower of St. Gangolf Church seen from Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Baroque roofline of building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Buildings in typical Germanic style on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Rows of bells & Virgin Mary & Child statue adorning front of building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Baroque style building with religious statue in niche on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Facades of buildings lining Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Germanic style building with café at ground level on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ornate Germanic streetscape of Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Baroque style building with religious statue in niche on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Facades of buildings lining Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Germanic style building with café at ground level on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ornate Germanic streetscape of Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Ornate decorative detail of religious statue on building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Statue of medieval soldier on guard on front facade of building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Market cross in center of Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ranges of dormer windows on stepped roof of building overlooking Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Ornate decorative detail of religious statue on building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Statue of medieval soldier on guard on front facade of building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Market cross (erected 958) in center of Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ranges of dormer windows on stepped roof of building overlooking Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Expanse of Hauptmarkt with market cross in the center. Trier, Germany.Buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Upper story's of buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.News vendors kiosk on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Expanse of Hauptmarkt with market cross in the center. Trier, Germany.Buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Upper story's of buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.News vendors kiosk on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Half timbered & other decorative building facades on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ornate baroque style Dom Hotel building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Steep roofs on half-timbered buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ornate metal shop sign on outside of Hauptmarkt building. Trier, Germany.
Half timbered & other decorative building facades on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ornate baroque style Dom Hotel building on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Steep roofs on half-timbered buildings on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Ornate metal shop sign on outside of Hauptmarkt building. Trier, Germany.
Coat of Arms on facade of Hauptmarkt building. Trier, Germany.St. George's Fountain in Rococo style by John Seiz on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Base of St. George's Fountain representing Four Seasons on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Figure representing one of Four Seasons on St. George's Fountain on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Coat of Arms on facade of Hauptmarkt building. Trier, Germany.St. George's Fountain (1750-1) in Rococo style by John Seiz on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Base of St. George's Fountain representing Four Seasons on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Figure representing one of Four Seasons on St. George's Fountain on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Detail of St. George's Fountain on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Figure of St. George slaying the dragon atop St. George's Fountain on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Building with baroque facade& wrought iron railings on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Casino building on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Detail of St. George's Fountain on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Figure of St. George slaying the dragon atop St. George's Fountain on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Building with baroque facade& wrought iron railings on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.Casino building on Kornmarkt. Trier, Germany.
Brick neo-baroque building on Sternstr. Trier, Germany.House of the Three Kings Early Gothic townhouse. Trier, Germany.House of the Three Kings Early Gothic townhouse. Trier, Germany.Neoclassical building with ornate roof dormer on Simeonstr. Trier, Germany.
Brick neo-baroque building on Sternstr. Trier, Germany.House of the Three Kings (Dreikkönigenhaus) (c1230) Early Gothic townhouse. Trier, Germany.House of the Three Kings (Dreikkönigenhaus) (c1230) Early Gothic townhouse. Trier, Germany.Neoclassical building with ornate roof dormer on Simeonstr. Trier, Germany.
Ornate door surround for Lion Pharmacy , family business since 1660 & reputed to be oldest pharmacy in Germany on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Gangolf Church near Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Historic archway over south end of Liebfrauenstr. looking toward Cathedral. Trier, Germany.Figure carrying cross & scallop shell, marking pilgrims on road to Santiago de Compostela, on building at Johann-Philippstr. & Brotstr. Trier, Germany.
Ornate door surround for Lion Pharmacy (Löwen-Apotheke), family business since 1660 & reputed to be oldest pharmacy in Germany on Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.St. Gangolf Church (15th ) near Hauptmarkt. Trier, Germany.Historic archway over south end of Liebfrauenstr. looking toward Cathedral. Trier, Germany.Figure carrying cross & scallop shell, marking pilgrims on road to Santiago de Compostela, on building at Johann-Philippstr. & Brotstr. Trier, Germany.
Building with projecting multi-storied porch with carved support. Trier, Germany.Half-timbered building with shop at ground level. Trier, Germany.Grasshopper Fountain (1977 pillar with giant grasshopper on top symbolizing Carnival Society of Trier with its first members around the column by Willi Hahn. Trier, Germany.Figures on Grasshopper Fountain , founding members of Carnival Society with giant grasshopper on top by Willi Hahn. Trier, Germany.
Building with projecting multi-storied porch with carved support. Trier, Germany.Half-timbered building with shop at ground level. Trier, Germany.Grasshopper Fountain (1977 pillar with giant grasshopper on top symbolizing Carnival Society of Trier with its first members around the column by Willi Hahn. Trier, Germany.Figures on Grasshopper Fountain (1977), founding members of Carnival Society with giant grasshopper on top by Willi Hahn. Trier, Germany.
Trier Information center on Simeonstr. Trier, Germany.Dirndel, traditional dress of south Germany, in shop window. Trier, Germany.Shop sign for Trier Toy Museum. Trier, Germany.Advertising car for Trier Toy Museum. Trier, Germany.
Trier Information center on Simeonstr. Trier, Germany.Dirndel, traditional dress of south Germany, in shop window. Trier, Germany.Shop sign for Trier Toy Museum. Trier, Germany.Advertising car for Trier Toy Museum. Trier, Germany.
Horseless carriage touring historic Trier. Trier, Germany.Karl Marx birth house. Trier, Germany.Bas-relief profile of Karl Marx on the house of his birth in 1818. Trier, Germany.Karl Marx birth house. Trier, Germany.
Horseless carriage touring historic Trier. Trier, Germany.Karl Marx birth house. Trier, Germany.Bas-relief profile of Karl Marx on the house of his birth in 1818. Trier, Germany.Karl Marx birth house. Trier, Germany.

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