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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; Sacred & 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: Sacred & 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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Kirschgarten
Kirschgarten
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Points of Interest & Landmarks

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Il Mondo
Il Mondo
Ranked #1 of 527 Restaurants in Mainz
Price: US$9 - US$33
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Eisgrub Brau
Eisgrub Brau
Ranked #2 of 527 Restaurants in Mainz
Price: US$10 - US$15
Cuisines: German, Bar, European, Central European
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
El Chico
El Chico
Ranked #3 of 527 Restaurants in Mainz
Cuisines: Steakhouse, European, Argentinian
Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bellpepper
Bellpepper
Ranked #4 of 527 Restaurants in Mainz
Price: US$11 - US$53
Cuisines: European, Central European, German, Delicatessen, Grill
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Al Cortile
Al Cortile
Ranked #5 of 527 Restaurants in Mainz
Price:
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

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Hostel Schnappchen
US$33 - US$43
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NH Frankfurt Airport
4.0 of 5
NH Frankfurt Airport
US$16 - US$188 (€14 - €160)
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Kelsterbach
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Jordan's Untermuehle
3.0 of 5
Jordan's Untermuehle
US$100 - US$154
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Koengernheim
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Hilton Mainz
4.0 of 5
Hilton Mainz
US$96 - US$499 (€82 - €425)
Ranked #2 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
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Atrium Hotel Mainz
4.5 of 5
Atrium Hotel Mainz
US$103 - US$199 (€88 - €169)
Ranked #3 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
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Hilton Mainz City
4.0 of 5
Hilton Mainz City
US$110 - US$367 (€94 - €312)
Ranked #4 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hyatt Regency Mainz
5.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Mainz
US$140 - US$412 (€119 - €351)
Ranked #1 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
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Novotel Mainz
4.0 of 5
Novotel Mainz
US$102 - US$227 (€87 - €193)
Ranked #6 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
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IntercityHotel Mainz
4.0 of 5
IntercityHotel Mainz
US$79 - US$215 (€67 - €183)
Ranked #8 of 41 Hotels in Mainz
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