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Alter Moselkran

Krahnenufer, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Don’t make a special trip for this

After spending a day in Trier. We realized that they don’t spend much time or money promoting their... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
48812StephenG12
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Watertown, New York
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Rare sight along the river !

We saw these cranes while taking a boat tour along the Mosel ! I had never seen this type of crane... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
belleretraite
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Montreal, Canada
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19 Jun 2017
“Rare sight along the river !”
10 Nov 2017
“Don’t make a special trip for this”
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Krahnenufer, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

After spending a day in Trier. We realized that they don’t spend much time or money promoting their historical sites. We walked to the Roman bridge and the crane sites and found no informational signs or anything explaining the history. On our way back we...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We saw these cranes while taking a boat tour along the Mosel ! I had never seen this type of crane and after some research , I have found that they are quite rare . From a distance they seemed to be in good condition...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

While taking a walk we came across this old crane (1413) at the end of Krahnenstrasse, the former site of Trier’s inland harbour on the Moselle River. It replaced a wooden floating crane. The construction was treadwheel-operated by manpower and had only one boom. In...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

If you take a walk from the Roman Bridge along the river Mosel down the stream on the right bank of the river, you will bump into this interesting technical structure. It is a bit of the main touristic sites and nice to see though...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Quiet close to the old roman bridge one can see the two old Mosel-cranes. The surroundings are very beautiful: you are walking on the bank of the river and can enjoy the nice sights of the bridge and barges sailing by. Historical value of this...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The crane dates back to the 15th century. There is nothing particular about it. However, its presence among the beautiful bank side of the Mosel is an addition that adds to the charm of the whole area. You can see it easily if you simply...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Its an old crane, a bit worn down and would need some information outside about what it is. But the walk beside the river is beautiful!

Thank kaellur
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

This one, in close viscinity of the younger crane, is the oldest crane in Trier, located at the Moselle enbankment and very close to the Roman bridge. In 1413 "Lieffgins son", tenant of the floating wooden crane in Trier, received the permission of Archbishop Werner...More

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