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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)

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Address: Markt 10, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 6131 253412
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: The city's huge main cathedral is over 1,000 years old and contains the...
The city's huge main cathedral is over 1,000 years old and contains the tombs of several of the city's archbishops.
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It is where I truly feel the presence of God. It has always reminded me how small I am in this universe. It is beautiful in every way.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It is where I truly feel the presence of God. It has always reminded me how small I am in this universe. It is beautiful in every way.

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Madison, Wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Huge church with amazing architecture located in the middle of Aldstadt. Landmark that assists with maneuvering around the city. A definite must-see when traveling to Mainz.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I found the church typical of an era, but the Romanesque style was exquisitely displayed in this church. The side altars and the paintings were a glimpse into the minds of the people in the 1400-1500s. Clearly they were concerned about death! A great architectural study.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We did not make the tour- too late. But the outside is nice to look at. Having been to Mainz a few times, you will notice the Dom is always under construction. Previous trips allowed inside walking tour by oursleves. Nice things to see in the entire cathedral!

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Frankfurt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

The exterior of the Dom is impressive, and the interior is pretty but can be completed quickly. Would recommend going to the Saturday morning market to check out the local foods, drink the wine and enjoy the view. The printing press museum is nearby as is the old town.

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice cathedral but nothing stood out for me. Still worth having a look and stroll around. It was empty on the day I was there (30/6/15).

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Florence, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Dom is a huge open space where it is easy to gain a vast appreciation of the accomplishments involved in constructing this building. The contrast of the original stain glass windows with the gray and white replacements to the windows damaged in the war is a great reminder of the history of our world.

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

great historic site this cathedral; try to visit during halloween time - they offer a guided tour at night time in the dark cellars of this (over a thousand years old) historic jewel - try it

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Belmont, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you have seen one cathedral, you have seen them all. Nothing in the house of worship stood out to me. The square outside the church is worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This cathedral is cavernous and impressive. It is filled with art and so many places to look at it once you walk through the sanctuary doors. It isn't a quick look kind of place if you want to take it in. It's full of history and things of interest, even if one isn't Catholic (I'm not.)

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Address: Markt 10, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 6131 253412
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz

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