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Trierer Str. 41, 54298 Igel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Interesting viewing point

The pillar of Igel is a monumental and interesting sightseeing, but the buildings around limit the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
The_Fat_Frankfurter
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Frankfurt, Germany
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
Kaitlyn S
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
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26 Oct 2017
“Interesting viewing point”
15 May 2017
“Great stop from Trier”
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Trierer Str. 41, 54298 Igel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

The pillar of Igel is a monumental and interesting sightseeing, but the buildings around limit the prominence of this tourist attraction. One can see some restaurations which appear to be performed in a not so much professional manner. Anyway it is a memorable witness of...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2017

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

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Reviewed November 16, 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

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Reviewed October 14, 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.

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Reviewed September 16, 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

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Reviewed February 1, 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.

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Reviewed July 9, 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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