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A Delightful Market

The Christmas Market was simply delightful with the many booths nestled under the Mainz Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2019
Casper, Wyoming
Great atmosphere and stalls

Lovely architecture surrounding the main square. The Christmas market is large and has a good... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Marktplatz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 122283
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Reviewed 22 January 2019

The Christmas Market was simply delightful with the many booths nestled under the Mainz Cathedral. It was fun the stroll among the booths and smell the delicious food and shop the booths. The market was big without being too big.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely architecture surrounding the main square. The Christmas market is large and has a good number of original craft stalls as well as the usual gingerbread, sausage, wine and bauble stands. We also saw the tail end of the normal market, with a variety of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MissAnneJ
Reviewed 20 December 2018

We have been visiting the German Christmas markets for about 20 years. Through trial and error, we've found the Christmas market in Mainz is the best. Christmas markets are a pop up village of huts that setup during December in the weeks before Christmas. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bryce S
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I was living in Mainz for a while and my wife and I visited the Christmas market, which was great. Lots of stalls and always full of friendly people have a great time leading to a good atmosphere. We also visited the Frankfurt and Wiesbaden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank MichaelVisits
Reviewed 3 November 2018

I love going to local markets . Some seem more for the tourist but not this one . Local were doing their weekly shopping for produce , meat and cheese. In the shadow of the large church

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Mainz’s market square is host to quite a large weekly market, with a variety of stalls selling seasonal produce, cured meats, antipasti, honey and honey products from independent beekeepers, flowers, and eggs, among other things. Come on a Friday or Saturday for the greatest range...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank djinnooi
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to meet and visit. The architecture is so different from what we are use to seeing. Definitely a must to see and visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The Architecture is just amazing in this area. A lot of fresh food to try and you can grab some hot tea or coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hatemelzonfoly
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We visited here on a nice Summer day as a part of our Viking Tour. Nice place to relax & enjoy tea or wine . Plenty of restaurants, shops etc. Open 3 days a week Tuesday, Friday & Sat for local vendors to bring their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rama1004
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to have a wander, check out fresh produce, meat, cheese, bread and flowers and do some good people watching. Shop or just grab a chair in s cafe. A good time either way.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Terry R
10 September 2018|
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Response from _P-a-a-u-u-l-l-l-L_ | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course Mainz has got a Christmas market. It will take place Nov 29th until Dec 23rd 2018 on the central squares around the cathedral, namely Höfchen, Markt, Liebfrauenplatz. It opens Sun till Thu 11 a.m. - 8.30... More
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7 April 2017|
Response from Erika R | Reviewed this property |
The Mainz Market opens Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Next week instead of Good Friday it will be open on Thursday. It is best before the last hour when the stalls are filled with everything you could... More