Around the year and three times a week: One of the oldest and probably also most beautiful markets in Germany is the Mainz weekly market. mehr lesen ...

Banks of the Rhine

In addition to walks, jogging sessions and picnics, the banks of the Rhine in Mainz also invite you to take a boat trip. Beer gardens, wine stands and cafés offer refreshments. mehr lesen ...

Old city centre

Peaceful squares, lovingly restored half-timbered houses and magnificent baroque churches give the old town its charming, cosy character. Behind rococo facades and in bourgeois baroque houses there are elegant boutiques, cafés and wine taverns. mehr lesen ...


To the northwest of the old town and beyond the wide Kaiserstraße is the new town of Mainz. At the end of the 19th century, it was built on an area once known as the "Gartenfeld" outside the fortress walls of Mainz, doubling the old city area in one fell swoop. mehr lesen ...

Fastnachtsbrunnen & Schillerplatz

With over 200 figures from carnival and mythology, the carnival fountain stands as a symbol of the typical Mainz joie de vivre. mehr lesen ...


The Citadel is one of the most important architectural monuments in Mainz and one of the few preserved modern citadels in Germany. Here you can encounter 2000 years of city history in a very confined space. mehr lesen ...

Electoral Palace

The castle is uniquely influenced by the German late Renaissance. In the immediate vicinity are the former Deutschordenshaus and the Neues Zeughaus. It stands out from these two late baroque buildings due to the virtuoso formal language of its façade. mehr lesen ...

Eisenturm & Holzturm

Three of the once 34 gate and watchtowers of the medieval city fortifications still bear witness to this day: in addition to the Alexander Tower and the wooden tower, the iron tower built around 1240 has been preserved as a stone witness to this epoch. mehr lesen ...


Gutenbergplatz is one of the most central squares in the city centre: the theatre, the Gutenberg statue and 50 degrees latitude are right there. Marktplatz, Dom, Altstadt and Schillerplatz are in the immediate vicinity. mehr lesen ...

City Hall

The Mainz Town Hall is a characteristic building with its very own language of form. The plans for the Mainz Town Hall were drawn up by the world-renowned Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen and his partner Otto Weitling. mehr lesen ...

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Tourist Service Center

Brückenturm, Rheinstraße 55

Opening Hours from July 2020
Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun - Mon: closed

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Landesmuseum, Große Bleiche 49-51

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