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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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  • St. Martin's cathedral is large and spacious and is centrally located in the market square. Of particular interest were the wide stairs at the rear of the nave leading up to another altar. I can't rec...  more »
  • Very beautiful place and i like shopping complex at dom such as muller becsuse there many perfume sele  more »
  • It is worth seeing. Like many old cathedrals this has high ceiling. The architecture is very good with nice sculptures. If you are religious you can spend some quiet time here.  more »
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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.