St. Matthias Abbey, Trier

Local nameBenediktinerabtei St. Matthias
LocationTrier, Germany

St. Matthias' Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

The abbey church, a Romanesque basilica, is a renowned place of pilgrimage because of the tomb of Saint Matthias the Apostle, after whom the abbey is named, located here since the 12th century, and the only burial of an apostle in Germany and north of the Alps. The abbey was originally named after Saint Eucharius, first Bishop of Trier, whose tomb is in the crypt. The church has been given the status of a basilica minor.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Matthias'_Abbey

Official website http://www.abteistmatthias.de/

Email Benediktiner@AbteiStMatthias.de

Phone +49 651 17090

Address Matthiasstraße 85, 54290 Trier, Germany

Coordinates 49°44'14.42" N 6°37'56.109" E

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