Mainz Off The Beaten Path

  • Theatrum Mogontiacensium with an ICE
    Theatrum Mogontiacensium with an ICE
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  • 3. The adult education center in Ingelheim
    3. The adult education center in...
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  • 1. Looking up the Rhine from Mainspitze
    1. Looking up the Rhine from Mainspitze
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Mainz

  • 1. Bingen

    Bingen is about 1 hr by train from Mainz. Easily accessible from Bahnhof . Recommended to visit the town as the best way to understand the lower rhine culture is to visit the towns outside of the...

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  • 2. Citadel

    On the Jakobsberg, a hill just behind the south station and the Theatrum Mogontiacensium, there is a large baroque citadel from the year 1660. Inside the citadel there are several buildings which now...

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  • 3. Excavation Sites

    As you can see, the excavation site begins right next to the platform of track 4, where an InterCity Express is going through (without stopping, of course). There is only a wire fence separating the...

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  • 4. Wiesbaden

    when you're in Mainz, don't forget to visit Wiesbaden, the capital of the state of Hessen, as well which lies just on the other side of the Rhine. In my opinion Wiesbaden is even much nicer than...

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  • 6. The Rhine River from Mainspitze

    Looking upstream (south), this is the Rhine coming down from Lake Constance (Bodensee) by way of Schaffhausen, Basel, Freiburg, Strasbourg and Mannheim.Second...

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  • 7. Willigisplatz neighborhood

    The Willigisplatz neighborhood, in the shadow of St. Stephen's church and just beyond Weisslilien gasse, is a pleasant place to stroll for a little while. Maybe...

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  • 8. Ingelheim am Rhein

    The next stop after Mainz on the Regional Express trains is Ingelheim am Main, which calls itself "The Red Wine City". It is a pleasant little city with a...

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  • 9. Mainspitze

    That little point of land with the blue sign on it is where the Main River (pronounced more or less like the English word mine, have I mentioned that before?)...

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  • 10. Local Attractions

    Mainz is a great base for exploring the entire Rhineland-Palatinate and Hessen regions. Within a short train ride from the city are Wiesbaden (10 mins),...

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  • 11. Rhein Trip

    Plenty of boats depart from Mainz all through the spring and summer, heading up the Rhein towards Cologne. Although the stretch between Mainz and Bingen isn't...

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  • 12. Mainz and the Rhine River

    Here we are looking north, that is downstream, from the walkway up on the railroad bridge. The city of Mainz is spread out along the left bank of the river, and...

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  • 13. pub? church? hospital? - Heilig geist

    I saw that entrance and wanted to know what is hidden behind. It looked from outside like a church. I made a short look inside - It is a pub. My friend told me...

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  • 14. Romanic house to live in

    This house was built in the end of the 12th century. It is just to find in the old part of the town. There are some flats, where people are still living. I was...

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  • 15. A stroll along the Rhine

    Along the Adenauer Ufer. The banks of the Rhine are a good place to contemplate the important of rivers in civilization. Oh and it's just nice to watch the...

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