Karl Marx Statue
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In the Footsteps of Karl Marx

Karl Marx spent 17 years in Trier – for the man who was later driven from city to city, this first stint of his life would be his second longest in any one place. And though he spent twice as long in London, his hometown of Trier was perhaps the city that most shaped his story:
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It was here that he met the love of his life, Jenny von Westphalen, it was here that his teacher Johann Hugo Wyttenbach moulded him, and it was here that he witnessed the fate of the impoverished farmers and Moselle winegrowers up close. The tour follows in Marx’s footsteps though Trier, from his birth house on Brückenstrasse to his home at the Porta Nigra, from his former grammar school to the church of his Confirmation, from the casino at Kornmarkt square, where the liberal movements of the time would gather, to the home of his future in-laws on Neustrasse.


Meeting place:
Tourist Information Office at the Porta Nigra or by arrangement

120 minutes

€ 140.00 / in German: € 130.00

Group size:
Max. 25 participants

For integrated inside visits entrance fees can be added. Information can be found at the respective attraction / museum.

The tour does not go inside the Karl Marx House Museum.


Trier Tourismus und Marketing GmbH
Tourist-Information next to the Porta Nigra
Guided Tours

Simeonstraße 60
54290 Trier

Tel. +49 (0)651 97808 -52, -21, -20
E-Mail fuehrungen@trier-info.de

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