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Pillar of Igel (Igeler Saule)

Trierer Str. 41, 54298 Igel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Great stop from Trier

This is a great stop from Luxembourg to Trier (if you have a car). Walk up the hill, and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
KaitlynMiller
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Wiesbaden, Germany
An impressive piece of history - but don't plan a daytrip

The Igeler Säule is undeniably impressive to see, especially considering when it was built, and how... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Mister_Djerus
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Wahl, Luxembourg
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
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15 May 2017
“Great stop from Trier”
14 Oct 2016
“Worth a small detour”
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Trierer Str. 41, 54298 Igel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great stop from Luxembourg to Trier (if you have a car). Walk up the hill, and enjoy the view!

Thank KaitlynMiller
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Igeler Säule is undeniably impressive to see, especially considering when it was built, and how it was saved from destruction by the catholic church, by the local priest. Even Goethe (of Faust fame) wrote about it. That being said, you'll maybe spend half an...More

Thank Mister_Djerus
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Rather enormous monument built by a rich merchant to show off. Only remaining one of probably hundreds such structures along this route.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A sandstone burial column which is the largest such north of the Alps, testifying to the prosperity of a family of cloth merchants around 250 ce. There is a convenient parking plot on the opposite side of the road, but watch the deep kerb when...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 1 February 2012

Nothing spectacular. If you happen to be in this village, you can go and have a look at it, if you can find itm but it is not worth going specially.

Thank ezsme
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Majestic!!! Built 3rd century, 9 km west of Trier. Inscription mentions the brothers Secundinius Aventinus and Secundinius Securus, who raised the 23 m high sandstone tomb monument during their life for themselves and their family members. Although it is a gravestone, no human remains were...More

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