Devil's Gorge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Geological Formations

About Devil's Gorge

The Devil's Gorge is a rock fissure about 1 and 5 metres wide. The bizarre landscapes, steep rock faces, narrow gorges, and fissures makes the Devil's Gorge a popular attraction for tourists. It was formed about 10,000 years ago, towards the end of the last ice age as a result of one or more rock collapses.

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Karl Marx House

Karl Marx House

17.58km from Devil's Gorge

The Karl Marx House museum is a writer's house museum in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Karl Marx, the father of modern socialism and communism, was born in the house in 1818. It is now a museum about Karl Marx's life and writings as well as the history of communism. This museum is extremely popular with tourists from China.

Porta Nigra

Porta Nigra

17.72km from Devil's Gorge

The Porta Nigra is a large Roman city gate in Trier, Germany. It is today the largest Roman city gate north of the Alps. It was built in grey sandstone after 170 AD. The original gate consisted of two four-storeyed towers, projecting as near semicircles on the outer side. For unknown reasons, the construction of the gate remained unfinished. In Roman times, the Porta Nigra was part of a system of four city gates, one of which stood at each side of the roughly rectangular Roman city.

Trier Saint Peter's Cathedral

Trier Saint Peter's Cathedral

17.88km from Devil's Gorge

The High Cathedral of Saint Peter in Trier is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is the oldest church in Germany, notable for its long life span and grand design. The central part of the nave was built of Roman brick in the early fourth century, the rest of the cathedral in different eras. The Trier Cathedral Treasury contains an important collection of Christian art and id a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Seamless Robe of Jesus, the robe said to have been w

Liebfrauenkirche, Trier

Liebfrauenkirche, Trier

17.89km from Devil's Gorge

Thought to be buiilt between 1230 and 1247, this is the earliest Gothic church in Germany. Several of the churches Gothic pillars stands on top of ancient Roman columns. None of the Roman structures are visible above the surface now but there are excavations under the church that are not open to the public.

Aula Palatina

Aula Palatina

18.06km from Devil's Gorge

The Aula Palatina at Trier, Germany is a Roman palace basilica that was commissioned by the emperor Constantine I at the beginning of the 4th century. The Aula Palatina was built as a part of the palace complex. Originally it was not a free standing building, but had other smaller buildings attached to it.

Eifelpark

Eifelpark

18.15km from Devil's Gorge

The Eifelpark is a wildlife and leisure park in Gondorf in the Eifel mountains of Germany. The park consists of roller coasters, bumper car rides, wildlife park with over 200 animals and many other attractions and shows.

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Rhineland-Palatinate

Rhineland-Palatinate

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With 42% of its area covered by forests, it is the most forested state of Germany along with Hesse.

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