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. Plan to see Mainz Cathedral and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mainz trip planner .
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  • Buildings such as the imposing Mainz Cathedral dominate the landscape of a city extremely. I like the connection of various architectural styles.
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  • Unfortunately undergoing restoration outside, inside is open and that mean, majestic, but especially cool because of the time of visit.
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  • If you go to Mainz you can't see the Duomo from every corner of the city. Also worth a visit for its history.
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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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