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Gutenberg-Express

Gutenberg-Platz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 99359525
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€9 poorly spent.

We should have taken notice of the signals we received from an abrupt and grumpy driver when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joly H
Don't take it

Mainz is a very small city and there are not many tourist attractions as well. You can do all the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
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11 Dec 2017
“Don't take it”
1 week ago
“€9 poorly spent.”
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Gutenberg-Platz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We should have taken notice of the signals we received from an abrupt and grumpy driver when we enquirer about the price and when it left. It was a trilingual tour but not with headphones. Some descriptions of buildings or places occurred well after you...More

Thank Joly H
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Mainz is a very small city and there are not many tourist attractions as well. You can do all the important site visits by walking, therefore there is no need to take this tour.

Thank GezginIstanbul
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This tour was laughable. Seriously. It was so bad that most on the tour were just laughing at it. Save the 9 euro each and go have a couple beers with a local. You'd get better information.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It was one of the worst tours I have taken. The audio sound is low and late and the driver was rude . #waste of money

Thank Abdullah A
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

had previously booked the tourist train well in advance for my group from Wales. We were 48 in number. I even sent an email confirming our planned visit for the 1105 hrs tourist train on Saturday 22nd April 2017. We arrived in plenty of time....More

Thank johnbK4341JP
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Very cute but looks better than it is to ride. Takes on a tour around Mainz but for kids it does smell like gas and isn't truly a real train. The better train for kids to ride is in volkspark for fun but it's a...More

Thank dawnchan
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

My husband and I are visiting from Canada and thought this would be a fun way to see the city. A big mistake! We saw construction sites, shops, port a loos, lots of cars, a few significant buildings! The recording was always way too late...More

4  Thank Deborah W
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

we were able to see much of Mainz and areas we had not yet see. Tour was in German and English, but My impression was that the English version was not as detailed as the German version. It does give you a good overview of...More

Thank Jeanne H
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

It costs nine euros. it is a short trip and it is not very comfortable. The plastic on the windows is old, scratched and yellowed, which makes it a poor viewing of the city and bad taking picture. The ride is good for kids and...More

Thank stbunco
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

I found a brochure for this attraction in the Tourist Office but couldn't find any information in English which I though was strange seeing the idea is to attract tourists from other countries to use the train. However, we could see the price was 9...More

3  Thank CheekyMacyCat
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