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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)

Markt 10, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 253412
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Top sight in Mainz

Remarkable historical building, centrally located in the "old town" surrounded by nice little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter K
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Bratislava, Slovakia
The exterior is stunning, but I couldn't get inside to see it.

This is an amazing architectural edifice, he tower is beautiful as is the area surrounding the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda4nature
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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The city's huge main cathedral is over 1,000 years old and contains the tombs of several of the city's archbishops.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Markt 10, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Remarkable historical building, centrally located in the "old town" surrounded by nice little streets and historical buildings, very good atmosphere and vibe.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing architectural edifice, he tower is beautiful as is the area surrounding the cathedral. I was disappointed that I couldn't gain entry, but apparently it is only open on certain days. It looks amazing when it is lite at night.

Thank Linda4nature
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small town with an amazing Cathedral. The town is charming with lots of little shops and restaurants.

Thank mickeynj1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The diocese of Mainz was established in the old Roman city before the end of the 4th century. St Boniface of Crediton, Anglo Saxon missionary to Germania, was consecrated as its first archbishop in 747. Willigis, archbishop from 975 until his death in 1011, started...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 recall seeing something like this previously. It's also possible to...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful place and i like shopping complex at dom such as muller becsuse there many perfume sele

Thank ainjamaluddin
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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.

Thank Nagappan K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a "must-see" if you are visiting Mainz. Absolutely gorgeous and huge. You need 1 -2 hours to see everything !

Thank Matsteph
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We visited the cathedral in the heart of Mainz as part of a sightseeing tour. It is easy to reach in the center of the pedestrian zone. A very interesting and large church with an impressive inside. Due to the historical background and the many...More

Thank FrankGeisler
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nothing short of impressive....both the history and architecture. Not sure if its always the case, but the entrance was free when I visited.

Thank Heist79
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Annabelle O
Is this the place to get genealogy answers. I am seeking my mmigrant ancestors
15 February 2016|
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Response from Tony D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annabelle, have only ever visited as a tourist with my German partner who grew up close to Mainz. Will ask her if she knows of where possibly to look. Will be back in touch if I have any news. However, they do have a... More
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Annabelle O
I would like to know if this is the place to make a genealogy inquiry
15 February 2016|
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Response from gene-genie2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure about whether the cathedral can help but there is a genealogy website for the Rhineland Pfalz region which is in English. I am unable to put a web link into this post but if you search for Mainz Cathedral... More
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