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Mainz Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


Mainz, once the episcopal seat of the influential Prince-Electors, became the capital of the Land of Rheinland-Pfalz in 1949. The city's location at the confluence of the Rhine and the Main is ideal for trade. The city is Germany's leading wine market and the scene of a carnival whose buffoonish antics are televised throughout Germany. Mainz is immensely proud of its native son, Gutenberg, the father of printing (c 1395-1468).

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Tourist attractions Mainz : Things to see and do

  • Gutenberg Museum Recommended Recommended

    Liebfrauenplatz 5 D - 55116 Mainz

    The reconstruction of a 15C printing workshop in this museum gives an idea of the development of working conditions and techniques in the printing industry. The first two Gutenberg bibles are on display in a strong room. Other notable exhibits includ..

  • Mainz Cathedral Interesting

    Domstr. D - 55116 Mainz

    The vast Romanesque edifice has two chancels. The church contains a group of funerary monuments of archbishops. See the baptismal font (1328), made of pewter and decorated with delicate figures. In the western crypt is a modern gold reliquary of the ..

  • Landesmuseum Mainz Interesting

    Große Bleiche 49 D - 55116 Mainz

    Mainz Regional Museum gives an overview of Rhineland civilisation since the prehistoric period. The lapidary section houses more than 300 items from the Roman era, notably Jupiter's Column, a copy of which stands on the Deutschhaus-Platz in front of ..

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Hotels Mainz

  • Hilton Mainz City Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Münsterstr. 11 D - 55116 Mainz

    Prix Prices from : 109 €

    This hotel is quietly located in the historic city centre of Mainz. It offers an international restaurant with courtyard terrace, high-speed Wi-Fi, and soundproofed rooms with spacious work areas. The brightly decorated rooms of the Hilton Mainz Cit..

  • Hotel Havana

    Rheinstraße 47 - 49 D - 55116 Mainz

    Hotel Havana is located in a 19th-century building on the shore of the River Rhine in Mainz, and offers bright decorated apartments with free WiFi. Hotel Havana features apartments with box-spring beds, a fitted kitchen and satellite TV. Some bathro..

  • City-Hotel Neubrunnenhof Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Große Bleiche 26 D - 55116 Mainz

    Prix Prices from : 59 €

    Located in the heart of Mainz, capital of Germany’s Rhineland-Palatinate state, our attractive mid-range hotel offers direct access to the adjoining pedestrian areas. All sights, such as the cathedral, the old town and the church of St. Stephan with ..

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Restaurants Mainz

  • FAVORITE restaurant Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Karl-Weiser-Str. 1 D - 55131 MAINZ

    Philipp Stein (whose parents run Steins Traube in Mainz-Finthen) has taken over the kitchens here but has kept the same experienced kitchen staff. As a result, Favorite continues its commitment to classic, modern cuisine. Choose a table by the window..

  • Heinrich's Die Wirtschaft Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Martinsstr. 10 D - 55116 Mainz

    If you fancy some well-prepared, simple and fresh food in a friendly, lively pub-style atmosphere, this is the place for you. Heinrich Nestle is the chef and a passionate painter (he even has his own gallery). He offers a menu that includes dishes su..

  • Bellpepper Comfortable restaurant 

    Malakoff-Terrasse 1 D - 55116 MAINZ

    This smart, stylish restaurant offers unrestricted views of both the Rhine and the open kitchen. It serves regional dishes with a modern twist alongside excellent steaks. The reduced lunchtime menu is excellent value for money.

  • Geberts Weinstuben Comfortable restaurant 

    Frauenlobstr. 94 D - 55118 MAINZ

    Not a typical wine bar setting as the name suggests but rather a friendly yet elegant restaurant stylishly designed with a warm wooden floor and high quality, claret coloured fabrics. This long-running family restaurant also offers good food includin..

  • Bootshaus Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Victor-Hugo-Ufer 1 D - 55116 Mainz

    This restaurant with panoramic windows is set in the modern headquarters of the Mainz Rowing Association. Eat with a view of the Rhine and its lovely riverside promenade. Just the thing to whet your appetite for a walk after dinner. The good value lu..

  • Hilton Mainz City Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Münsterstr. 11 D - 55116 MAINZ

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