Completed in 1762, the Church of St Peter is a worthy showcase for the exuberant glory of the rococo style, with a richly adorned and...
Heiligtum der Isis und Mater Magna
In a darkened, dungeon-like space, a glass walkway leads you around this extraordinary Roman archaeological site, which was discovered...
Topped by an octagonal tower, Mainz’ famous cathedral, built from deep red sandstone in the 12th century, is quintessentially...
The state theatre stages plays, opera and ballet. Students get significant discounts.
Edibles on one of central Mainz' main commercial streets.
Grosse Bleiche 49-51 · interesting places nearby
Landesmuseum Mainz information
Highlights of this well-laid-out state museum include an ensemble of exquisite Jugendstil pieces, outstanding collections of Renaissance and 20th-century German paintings, and baroque porcelain and furniture. Rare artefacts from the Merovingian and Carolingian periods include 4th- to 7th-century tombstones in Latin. Mainz’ illustrious medieval Jewish community is represented by gravestones from the 11th to 13th centuries. Audioguides cost €1.