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Dreikonigenhaus (House of the three Magi)

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Trier Dreikonigenhaus

This is hard to find in the Hauptmarkt, as there are so many buildings side-by-side. It's now a... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Joe T
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Dallas, Texas
Four Circles Means Very Good - this One is Very Curious

As you walk from Porta Nigra towards Market Square and look left at some point you will see a... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Jack H
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Simeonstrasse, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Originally the House was called "Zum Säulchen" (the pillars) and was built in 1230 when Trier's medieval city wall was not yet finished. Each house had to defend itself and the entrance was the ‘window’ on the right, accessible only by ladder or wooden staircase...More

6  Thank vakantiejozef
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Heading along the Simeonstrasse, we notice on the left (No. 19) the rather garishly renovated yet still graceful 13th century Dreikonigenhaus - House of the Three Kings. In the old days the front door of the Roman residence was on the second story, reached by...More

2  Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is hard to find in the Hauptmarkt, as there are so many buildings side-by-side. It's now a café, "Coffee Fellows". It was originally built as a sort of personal bank, so it's supposedly really sturdy.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

As you walk from Porta Nigra towards Market Square and look left at some point you will see a Coffee Fellows with a prettier than usual facade. This is the Dreikonigenhaus, or the house of the three kings. As far I know the Magi were...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Newly painted old house that now hosts a good coffee shop. Nice ambiance. House mostly for history buffs

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Heading along the Simeonstrasse, we notice on the left (No. 19) the rather garishly renovated yet still graceful 13th century Dreikonigenhaus - House of the Three Kings. In the old days the front door of the Roman residence was on the second story, reached by...More

2  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 30 October 2017

the coffee and pastries are terrific. service is top notch. the ambiance is wonderful with the dark wood, comfortable tables, chairs and sofas. it is quiet, so you can work or read or just relax.

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

It took us about 10 minutes to find it ( we had the wrong address) but once you know what you are looking for , it is easy to find . It is a XIII th century building whose main purpose was to defend the...More

1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is one of those 8 or 9 defensive towers, which Trier had in the middle Ages. But she was simultaneously a residential house, just the entrance to it was located high and was carried out by means of a ladder. However, later were made...More

1  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 4 April 2017

While looking at the Frankenturm - a formidable 11th century tower house in the Dietrichstraße - we read in our guide there were remains of a Romanesque tower house from the 13th century in the Simeonstraße. So we went to have a look and were...More

1  Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Same street heading to the Porta Negra midway from the marketplace this beautiful building will catch your attention. I look for something to sit on and found out a nice looking building fronting where i was, different from the others. Do not miss this nice...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 3 January 2017

You'll find it on the road leading from the Porta Nigra leading to the market place after about 150 meter on your left. A medival building restored to how it must have looked in 1250 with the entranced safely tucked away on the 2 the...More

1  Thank Spinvisje
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