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What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

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What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

Hi, need some advise from experts here regarding Mainz. My colleague and I will be going Mainz for a conference and arriving on a Sunday real early in the morning.

Thus wondering what we can do there and if any shops will be open on Sunday for us to shop around? This is the only day we have free so wants to make full use of it.

Or are there any half day tour available that we can engage in? Though we are not really into museums kind of sightseeing. ;)

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1. Re: What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

Hi, i hope you won't be to much disappointed, but shops are closed in Germany on sundays. So the best thing to do is walk around a little bit in the Old town of Mainz which is quiet nice (but not spectacular in my opinion) with its cathedral for example. Most places of interest in Mainz are churches. Though you said you are not really into museums there is the Gutenberg museum in Mainz (this guy is famous for inventing the letterpress in the 16th century). Or you can have a walk along the river rhine and if you have time and the weather is nice you can do a boattrip on the river. It is up to you! Hope that helps!

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2. Re: What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

Thanks, Saragossawood. Indeed we are a bit dissappointted. So not even the supermarket is open, at least we can buy back some chocolates as souveniers home? then isn't it a bit like a dead town that day?

no choice then, guess we can take the boat trip like u suggested or just stroll and take some pictures.

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3. Re: What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

>So not even the supermarket is open, at least we can buy back some chocolates as souveniers home?

Souvenir shops may be open.

>then isn't it a bit like a dead town that day?

No, it isn´t - everything else apart from the shops (museums, restaurants, etc.) is open. It is a day people prefer to reserve to activities other than shopping.

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4. Re: What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

hmm, at least not that bad. guess we will learn to relax too that day before our meetings starts on Monday.

well, thanks all for the information provided, they are helpful to us.

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5. Re: What to do on a Sunday in Mainz?

hmm, at least not that bad. guess we will learn to relax too that day before our meetings starts on Monday.

well, thanks all for the information provided, they are helpful to us.

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