Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Mainz is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Mainz a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Mainz.
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Markt 10, 55116 Mainz, Germany
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This mighty Romanesque Roman Catholic cathedral is 1000 years old, though it did burn down seven times over the course of the centuries. It famously contains old funeral monuments and works of art spanning the last millennium. It is mostly constructed of sandstone. Over the years seven Gothic and Baroque additions were made. Amazingly the cathedral...
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Kleine Weißgasse 12, 55116 Mainz, Germany
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This thousand year old Gothic collegiate church was originally built on the highest hill in town. The church you see today however was built in the 14th century. It is one of the oldest and most important churches around. The church used to have a Baroque facade that was destroyed in an explosion in the 19th century. Heavily damaged in World War II...
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Liebfrauenstraße 5, 55116 Mainz, Germany
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Gutenberg revolutionized the printing word with his invention. Housed in a Renaissance building with a lavishly decorated façade, mostly explores the history of typesetting. Highlights of the museum are:
To Gutenberg Bibles.
Examples of printing from the 15th century to present.
Exhibits on bookbinding, paper manufacturing...
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Eugen-Salomon-Straße 1, 55128 Mainz, Germany
This is a multipurpose football stadium. If you can catch a match here it would be worth your while. The arena is strikingly red and can hold 50,000 people including those sitting and standing. The atmosphere is always energetic and festive. The stadium is lit up during the night making it a major landmark in the city.
The magnificent facade of this church will draw you in. Until 1802 there used to be a monastery here. Most tourists seem to accidentally stumble across this Baroque church. Without noisy crowd this may be the cities most serene church. It is so ornately decorated that every corner is a work of art. It’s murals, sculptures, frescoes and inlay ...
This ancient temple was a sensational find in the year 2000 due to the sheer number off artifacts uncoloured. There are actually two temples here; one is dedicated to Isis, the Egyptian God of fertility, and the Mater Magna. The temples were still in use during the 3rd century. Discovered inside were the statues of three goddesses, statues of Venus...
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Große Bleiche 49-51, 55116 Mainz, Germany
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is art and history museum is one of Germany’s oldest. The connection here was started in 1803 when Napoleon and Chaptal donated paintings to the city. The collection, though not the most popular, is extremely well presented. That alone makes the museum worthwhile. The collections are divided as follows:
The prehistoric and Roman departm...
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Kaiserstraße 56, 55116 Mainz, Germany
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
This Protestant church, at the beginning of the 20th century, was built to accommodate the increasing numbers of the Protestant community. Destroyed in World War II, it was rebuilt in the 1950s. It was built in the Italian High Renaissance style. Today the George serves not only the religious but also music lovers - the Bach and the Bach orchestra ...
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Budenheimerstraße 2, 55124 Mainz
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gonsenheim, a nice Mainz suburb, has residents who truly love their home- that’s why they set up this museum to showcase the history of their town, right from it’s founding about a thousand years ago. Items and artifacts used to this end include bricks, written documents, agricultural tools, memorabilia, maps and plans, and aerial photo...
Sooneck Castle is located in the upper middle valley of Rhine in this town. The castle was erected in the 12th century but was destroyed during the reign of King Rudolph I. The residential areas of this castle are furnished with items related to Biedemeier style. The interiors of this castle comprises of paintings owned by Hohenzollern family. The ...
St. Peter is a church dedicated to Simon Peter. He is known as one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. This Catholic Church is of immense historical importance. The church was severely damaged during the World War II. This stunning church is one of the most beautiful churches in the city. This eye pleasing church is also well preserved. With great int...
St Ignazkirche is a religious site that was constructed in the 19th century. The church is very fancy and color-full on the outside, while on the interior it is very sober. Once can spend some time in this unique place. After being renovated, this stands as the beautiful church in the city.
The museum is located next to the Martinsdom and holds an impressive collection of Religious art. The museum has a breathtaking courtyard and comprises of garments, shop popes, paintings, religious symbols, and statues. The best feature of this museum is the underground parts of medieval church. There is also a cemetery in the middle of the square ...
The Manzier Theater Forum first opened in the 19th century. This is one of the most important centers of handicrafts in the country. This theatre was awarded the German Cabaret Award and performs programs like cabarets, cabaret and comedy. This theatre offers a friendly and entertaining environment, and is very well decorated. With great staff, this place also offers alcohol for those interested.
The Neuapostolische Kirche or the New Apostolic Church was founded in the18th century. This a spiritual organization led by biblical apostles. This church mainly offers three services, namely Holy Baptism, Holy Sealing, and Holy Communion. The new apostolic creed comprises the binding of the New Apostolic Church fundamentals in teaching articles of...