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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)

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Address: Market Square, Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 06131 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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The symbol of the Mainz

The Dom of Mainz is the symbolic building in Mainz. You should visit if you are in Mainz. Atomosphere is very sublime.You can feel the medieval mood there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The Dom of Mainz is the symbolic building in Mainz. You should visit if you are in Mainz. Atomosphere is very sublime.You can feel the medieval mood there.

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Ontario, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Don't make a special trip just to see the Cathedral however it is easy to get to when visiting the market square. The Gutenburg Museum is about a three minute walk from the Cathedral. If your interest is seeing the Romanesque and Gothic architecture then take it in.

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Mainz, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In the middle of the town, so why not! Since I grew up in Mainz, I have gone there quite often. This church is very silent and a very spiritual place! So give it a try!

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Manila, Philippines
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215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We went to the back side to see the Romanesque and Gothic styles in architecture. The building is made of red sandstone which makes the nice pink structure from the outside. One of the towers is being renovated. Paintings of the stations of the cross and stained glass windows fill the church.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I didn't spend much time in it, but it's worth visiting if you're in Mainz. Near the city center, easy to access.

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is quite a nice Cathedral to visit if you are visiting Mainz and in the Alt-Stadt area of the city. It is a bit of a contrast to some of the other large cathedrals you might find in France/England or other european countries in so much as the interior architecture is more monolithic in nature - not as fine... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

No tower to climb, nicely kept inside, but nothing ornate. The courtyard is lovely, but the museum was closed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The Dom was a beautiful building with Gothic architecture and impressive large steeples located in the center of the city. Inside are numerous statues, burial rooms, and stained glass, . It is well preserved and worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I arrived at Mainz in the evening and saw this building from the exit near to the garage. The size and design of of the structure is so impressive even though the building was under renovation with cranes around the church. I wasn't able to get into the building but walking around the building is really pleasant and enjoyable. The... More 

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Millingen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It was a really nice cathedral. It is really huge and there is a lot to see. Unfortunately, they did not have any brochures of further information there.

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