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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)
Ranked #4 of 81 things to do in Mainz
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The city's huge main cathedral is over 1,000 years old and contains the tombs of several of the city's archbishops.
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Its a must see in Mainz since it is the biggest tourist attraction in the city. but that is it. Nothing especial about the Dom. Just like any other cathedral in Europe. I liked the red sandstone walls and the garden though.

1  Thank Dilmi85
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

The Cathedral was right outside the Christmas Market so we popped in to see the Nativity. It was lovely to see so many people gathered round it waiting patiently for their turn to take a photograph. No pushing and shoving!

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The Christmas market was right outside. The cathedral. The nativity scene was cute. But the cathedral was beautiful. Love the opportunity to see the history.

Thank Charlotte A
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

If you're in Mainz you need to see it's cathedral. It isn't special and pales compared to many other cities. That said it is a local reflection and should be seen. 20 minutes is more than enough. There is another church up the hill with prettier windows.

1  Thank JakeCincinnati99
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I have visited this cathedral for quite a few times now and and it's rather dark inside. But this is and important part of what makes it so exceptional for me. Every time I'm impressed by this breathtaking medieval feeling it immediately creates when you enter. You can breath and fell the centuries inside these walls. I love to be there get lost in this atmosfear. Stunning!

1  Thank michaelrfischer
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