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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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Markt 10, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you only have a few minutes it is worth it! We created our own walking tour of Maon with a local amongst us. The Dom is under construction on the main tower, but picturesque!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Whilst this cathedral is not as impressive as Strasbourg or Cologne in scale or architecture , it has its own charms. It is located by the Market square which houses the market fountain and nearby is the nail monument. Unfortunately, i could find little information...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try to get a local guide to show you this cathedral. He/she will have all the historical tales to tell you. It is a must see when in Mainz.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank voyager81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral in Mainz is beautiful and historic but there were no guided tours or information leaflets so it was difficult to make the most of the visit. The nearby Dom cafe was excellent, with good service and fantastic cakes!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank NorthLondonGB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking around the building. One of the towers was covered in scaffold when I was there so no photos!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PJW82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Cathedral after having been to StStephens church and found the Dom interior to be very gloomy by comparison. It is imposing but we found the interior to be surprisingly dark and lacking in interior lighting to fully enjoy its architectural attractions.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bdon257
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Over 1000 year old the Mainz Cathedral- DOM is stunning Very dark yet very spacious Some interesting stained glass windows Made with local stone amazing architecture

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

When in the town of Mainz this cathedral is a must visit. Situated in a plaza with beautiful renovated old building this cathedral is dominating the area. Inside the cathedral you have the feeling of peace and tranquillity. It’s not over decorated and not full...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rittcastillo
Reviewed July 21, 2019

This building and the history of it's denomination are very impressive. The congregation has been worshipping for over 1,000 years and you can feel the history in this very impressive structure.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marion M
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Sit in the square and take in this wonderful church situated in the heart of Mainz. We listened to street performers and then had a walk through.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rhonda K
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Jennifer J
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Edgardo R | Reviewed this property |
I do not know exactly, but from 10am to 5pm is open surely.
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Jennifer J
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Response from vwarwar | Reviewed this property |
Church hours. Get there before 8 PM.
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Annabelle O
February 15, 2016|
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Response from Tony D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annabelle, have only ever visited as a tourist with my German partner who grew up close to Mainz. Will ask her if she knows of where possibly to look. Will be back in touch if I have any news. However, they do have a... More
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