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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Markt 10, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

The cathedral is one of the great sights of the City of Mainz. I like the cross-vein which you pass on the way to the Cathedral's museum. Tip: A farmers market takes place in front of the Cathedral on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank muirean2000
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This was a very frustrating visit because there was no info available on what we were looking at in the church. I googled the general history and architecture but it doesn’t go into detail about the statues, for example. Couldn’t see any leaflets or audio...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MissAnneJ
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This place in located in the old city side of Mainz, close to some interesting shops and restaurants as well as Marktes area in the old city. You need to see it and it's surrounding!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CRINT
Reviewed November 17, 2018

They really liked to build their churches on a massive scale in medieval times. Originally started in the late 900's it was dedicated in 1009. After visiting the main cathedral, we went into the cloisters and later into the Diocesan Museum with its collection of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This old Catholic church is right down town in the walking area of the city. Take the time to walk through it as it is beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mason883
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Visited the church on market day . The interior is a bit dark but imposing . A throwback to less ornate but somber cathedrals. Worth a look

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Very impressive cathedral which brings out the feeling of stepping right into medieval, dark history. My grandson - thirteen -said he expected Harry Potter to come around the next corner, so he was also pleased that we went to this cathedral. Otherwise churches are not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank charlotte M
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Is a good visit. Is free, for me the special was one of the capels in the back side that looks like to proud to the Grim reaper. To improve, some tarjets or something to explain in english

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jesuscps0
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place with a picturesque backdrop of the Old cathedral. Many restaurants by the dom. Shopping places all around. The Saturday farmers market and wine market is fun to hang out. Right next to the Gutenberg Museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Cosmopolitan826281
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This Cathedral is really incredible. It is a great place to wander through and try to imagine how it was built 1000 years ago. The stone work is fabulous. If you are in Mainz this is a must see experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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Church hours. Get there before 8 PM.
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Annabelle O
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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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