Mainz Cathedral (Dom), Mainz

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One of the oldest churches in Germany, Mainz Cathedral (Dom) 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 (Dom) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mainz trip planner .
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  • The cathedral in Mainz is beautiful and historic but there were no guided tours or information leaflets so it was difficult to make the most of the visit. The nearby Dom cafe was excellent, with good ...  more »
  • Enjoyed walking around the building. One of the towers was covered in scaffold when I was there so no photos!  more »
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  • Mainz Dom has the baroque vibes protected and Roman culture is engraved inside. There are so many details to be checked. You should visit and enjoy the sightseeing. There are thombs underneath for the old bishops and also a small room for praying. Furthermore if you want to learn more about there is a museum inside with a small entrance fee.
  • Enormous cathedral in romanesque style. Especially the dome makes great impression, is extremely high. Gray walls only enhance this feeling. And it was not destroyed during the ww2!
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