City gate

Porta Nigra at Night ?

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  • The Porta Nigra was a Roman city gate at the time of Augusta Treverorum.
  • Built in the 2nd part of the second century AD.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte ordered its complete restoration during the Consulate in the early nineteenth century.
  • It is the emblem of the city of Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
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(Photo credit: Alexandre-Pierre Gaspar)