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Mainz Cathedral, Mainz
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One of the oldest churches in Germany, Mainz Cathedral is one of the city's most prominent landmarks. The 1,000-year-old structure's ornate Romanesque exterior architecture includes several large, cylindrical towers. Inside, wander the naves and aisles, lined with statues of saints. The main altar is an intricate piece of design. The onsite museum features gold-plated reliquaries and sculptures. The crypt is dedicated to the local saints of Mainz. Guided tours in languages other than German must be arranged ahead of time. Our Mainz tour planner makes visiting Mainz Cathedral and other Mainz attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Beautiful example of Gothic-style Cathedral. Beautiful stained glass Windows by Chagall and very nice also the small courtyard at the back of the Cathedral
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  • A very beautiful property, very impressive. I was overwhelmed by this building at the entrance and went on full of AWE and interest step by step. The somewhat dark, gloomy atmosphere has impressed me. If you're in the area you should stop by.
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  • Very nice building, and the chance to hear the great Alain organ out of the mass of Toussaint... !
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  • The second highlight of Mainz, after the Gutenberg Museum. It has its own fair share of captivating history.
  • Located near the historical center and pedestrianized market square of the city of Mainz, Germany, this 1000-year-old Roman Catholic cathedral is the site of the episcopal see of the Bishop of Mainz. A statue of Saint Boniface (Latin: Bonifatius) (c. 675? – 5 June 754 AD) is placed near the cathedral - he is the leading figure in the Anglo-Saxon mission to the Germanic parts of the Frankish Empire during the 8th century. He established the first organized Christianity in many parts of Germania. He is the patron saint of Germania, the first archbishop of Mainz and the "Apostle of the Germans".
  • I like this market at plaza . People are so nice.
  • Yeah it's impressive. But more from the outside than form the interior. The surrounding makes it special. Inside the usual, expected view. Crowded with tourists.
  • Beautiful inside. Walk trough the crosswalk on the opposite side of the entry