Mainz is the capital of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The media city and carnival stronghold is known for its well-preserved old town center with its half-timbered houses and medieval marketplaces. In the middle of the city, the Renaissance-style market fountain with red pillars is an attraction for visitors. Not far from it you can visit the cathedral, a Romanesque building with deep red sandstone and a striking octagonal tower. Together with the old towns of Speyer and Worms, Mainz's city center has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since July 2021. Mainz was founded in Roman times and was the workplace of Johannes Gutenberg, who invented letterpress printing and to whom a university and museum are dedicated. The Mainz Gutenberg Museum displays two original copies of the Gutenberg Bible.
Where is Mainz?Mainz is a German city in the east of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate, around 0 km north of the state capital Mainz. There are about 219.000 inhabitants living in Mainz.
Weather in Mainz
Der Wetterbericht für Mainz am 24.03.2023: Ganztags instabile Wetterverhältnisse. Zwischendurch besteht die Möglichkeit von Regen bei 12 bis 13 Grad und mäßigem Wind aus Süd bis Südwest. tagsüber wird durchschnittlich eine Temperatur von 9 °C erreicht, nachts kühlen die Temperaturen auf bis zu -0 °C ab.
Cities and places near Mainz