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Best of Mainz Guide

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Two thousand years of history have lent Mainz a cosmopolitan air, and museums and cathedrals of various architectural styles dot the city. Bring home a book as a souvenir—Gutenberg worked here, and the museum dedicated to him is a highlight.

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St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)
St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)
Although often overshadowed by the tremendous Martinsdom, this cathedral is notable for its dazzling Chagall stained-glass windows.
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Mainz Cathedral (Dom)
Mainz Cathedral (Dom)
The city's huge main cathedral is over 1,000 years old and contains the tombs of several of the city's archbishops.
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Markt
Markt
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Gutenberg Museum
Gutenberg Museum
Owner description: Located in the hometown of Johannes Gutenberg, the founder of the printing press, this museum displays a recreation of his original printing press and a collection of other... more Owner description: Located in the hometown of Johannes Gutenberg, the founder of the printing press, this museum displays a recreation of his original printing press and a collection of other exhibits. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Speciality Museums
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St. Augustine's Church
St. Augustine's Church
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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All places to eat » Places to eat

El Chico
El Chico
Ranked #1 of 436 Restaurants in Mainz
Cuisines: Mexican, Steakhouse
Good for: Business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Schrebergarten
Schrebergarten
Ranked #2 of 436 Restaurants in Mainz
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Vegan
Dining options: Lunch
Il Mondo
Il Mondo
Ranked #3 of 436 Restaurants in Mainz
Price: USD 9 - 33
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
N'Eis, das Neustadteis
N'Eis, das Neustadteis
Ranked #4 of 436 Restaurants in Mainz
Brauhaus zur Sonne
Brauhaus zur Sonne
Ranked #5 of 436 Restaurants in Mainz
Price: USD 6 - 15
Cuisines: German
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

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Hostel Schnappchen
USD 21 - 43
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Mira
USD 50 - 75
Ranked #30 of 42 Hotels in Mainz

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Jordan's Untermuehle
Jordan's Untermuehle
USD 94 - 147
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Koengernheim
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Atrium Hotel Mainz
4.5 of 5
Atrium Hotel Mainz
USD 96 - 229 (EUR 85 - 203)
Ranked #2 of 42 Hotels in Mainz
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TOP Hotel Hammer
3.0 of 5
TOP Hotel Hammer
USD 104 - 182 (EUR 92 - 162)
Ranked #3 of 42 Hotels in Mainz
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Hilton Mainz
4.0 of 5
Hilton Mainz
USD 84 - 262 (EUR 75 - 233)
Ranked #4 of 42 Hotels in Mainz
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hyatt Regency Mainz
5.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Mainz
USD 135 - 299 (EUR 120 - 265)
Ranked #1 of 42 Hotels in Mainz
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Hilton Mainz City
4.0 of 5
Hilton Mainz City
USD 90 - 230 (EUR 80 - 204)
Ranked #5 of 42 Hotels in Mainz
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Novotel Mainz
4.0 of 5
Novotel Mainz
USD 88 - 199 (EUR 78 - 177)
Ranked #7 of 42 Hotels in Mainz
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