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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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  • The work is great. It has Gothic influence. Is in the central square. Its interior is wonderful. Worth the visit.
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  • The Mainzer Dom is enormous, and dominates the Altstadt. We loved it from the outside, but on the inside it is very dark and depressing, and we couldn't understand why a building that promises so much...  more »
  • The stunning Cathedral, is striking in its power and unusual building. Bypass it all inside, because there's lots of space, don't forget to stroll around the courtyard. From just seeing swoon.
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  • This cathedral is absolute must! It is really great! We enjoyed it with small kids...You should plan about 60 minutes.
  • Impressive cathedral. We just came after Easter service and it was interesting still seeing all of the smoke lingering in the place.
  • Nice cathedral, really good looking, on a superbe market place!
  • The church itself is beautiful. However, there are some fixing constructions
  • That was fun! Nice architecture.

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