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Markt 10, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

This cathedral is massive and has many commemorative sculptures on the walls. The windows are nothing special. The place feels big and old without having too much charm. We grabbed a booklet about it in English, but it didn’t provide a clear tour, just notes...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Quite a great find in such a beautiful town. The cathedral stands proud in the center with many a stain glass window and intricate detailed statues. Worth a visit for sure!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Together with Speyer and Worms cathedrals this is also an Imperial Cathedral of the Holy Roman Empire. Being so old the cathedral also features different architectural styles: Mainly Romanesque with later additions of Gothic and Baroque. The octogonal tower is currently under renovations. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

Honestly, I liked the impressive building more from outside than its interior. Like every cathedral it is richly decorated, impressive and breath taking its own way and of course a must see in Mainz.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

The stained glass windows are so beautiful. Such interesting history. Loved the peaceful atmosphere and offered up a prayer

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Every archbishop since the late 10th century, is represent with at least his name and coat of arms on the stained lass windows or a drone carving many of which are extremely elaborate. No fee. €0.30 to use WC. Muséum accessible through the cloisters.

Date of experience: June 2019
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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.
Jennifer J
August 13, 2017|
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Response from vwarwar | Reviewed this property |
Church hours. Get there before 8 PM.
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