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Explore Mainz in Germany

Mainz in the region of Rheinland-Pfalz with its 184,997 inhabitants is a town in Germany - some 282 mi or ( 454 km ) South-West of Berlin , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Mainz

Current time in Mainz is now 03:41 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Berlin " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Haarlem, Amsterdam, Brussels, Wiesbaden, and Stuttgart. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Haarlem . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Mainz ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Bodypainting and photoshooting at Minikina 2008

0:26 min by tubeminstrel
Views: 33151 Rating: 4.64

Bodypainting and photoshooting workshop on the Nikon stage during Minikina 2008 on June 7th and 8th in the "alte Lokhalle" exhibition hall in the city of Mainz in Germany. Das Besier/Oehling-Team vera ..

Mainz in winter 2007-2008

8:34 min by tubeminstrel
Views: 7923 Rating: 4.81

Impressions of the winter season 2007 - 2008 in my home town Mainz, located on the river Rhine in Germany. Even a winter in Mainz has its sunny days! This is my inofficial contribution to the "luminal ..


EDGES 3 - Lightinstallation by Till Nowak

2:37 min by frameboxy
Views: 5111 Rating: 4.93

This video was shot during the test installation of Till Nowak's "EDGES 3" in Mainz, 26.08.2008. The final installation took place November 17-21 for the opening of the new InterCityHotel in Mainz, sp ..

Chris Paulson singing Brown Eyed girl

3:17 min by tubeminstrel
Views: 4561 Rating: 5.00

Chris Paulson playing and singing "Brown eyed girl" live in the sunshine on Ludwigstrasse, city of Mainz in Germany, April 1st, 2007. Ideas for music and lyrics of this fine song brought into this wor ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Mainz Cathedral

Mainz Cathedral or St. Martin's Cathedral (in German Mainzer Dom, Martinsdom or - officially - Der Hohe Dom zu Mainz) is located near the historical center and pedestrianized market square of the city of Mainz, Germany. This 1000 year-old Roman Catholic cathedral is the site of the episcopal see of the Bishop of Mainz.

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Located at 50.00 8.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 10th-century church buildings, Buildings and structures in Mainz, Churches in Rhineland-Palatinate, Imperial cathedrals, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Germany, Romanesque architecture in Germany

Gutenberg Museum

The Gutenberg Museum is one of the oldest museums of printing in the world, located opposite the cathedral in the old part of Mainz, Germany. It is named after Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of printing from moveable metal type. The collections include printing equipment and examples of printed materials from many cultures.

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Located at 50.00 8.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Mainz, History museums in Germany, History of printing, Johannes Gutenberg, Libraries in Germany, Literary museums in Germany, Museums in Rhineland-Palatinate

Mont-Tonnerre

Mont-Tonnerre is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present Germany. It is named after the highest point in the Rhenish Palatinate, the Donnersberg. It was the southernmost of four départements formed in 1798, when the west bank of the Rhine was annexed by France. Prior to the French occupation, its territory was divided between the Archbishopric of Mainz, the Bishopric of Speyer and the Electorate of the Palatinate.

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Located at 50.00 8.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Former departments of France in Germany

Bassenheimer Hof

The Bassenheimer Hof (Bassenheimer Palace) is an historic building in Mainz, western Germany. At present (2009) the large structure is the seat of the Ministry of the Interior and Sports of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Located at 50.00 8.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Baroque architecture in Rhineland-Palatinate, Buildings and structures in Mainz, Houses completed in 1750

Walk of Fame of Cabaret

The Walk of Fame of Cabaret is a sidewalk between Proviant-Magazin and Schönborner Hof in Mainz, Germany, which is embedded with more than 40 seven-pointed irregularly shaped stars featuring the names of cabaret celebrities selected by a group of experts and honored by several sponsors for their contributions to the cabaret culture.

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Located at 50.00 8.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cabaret, Kabarettists, Mainz, Walks of fame

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mainz