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Old, but classic citadell

We stopped here while exploring Mainz, the building is currently being repaired which was... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
patrickh951
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Madison, Wisconsin
Awesome building

We went there on a Saturday afternoon and had a nice little walk and a look at this old fortress... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Ralf K
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Karlsruhe
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19 Aug 2018
“Old, but classic citadell”
29 Jan 2018
“Awesome building”
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Zitadellenweg 1, 55131 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stopped here while exploring Mainz, the building is currently being repaired which was disappointing, but it happens. Still we were able to enjoy it, the inside was more accessible and we learned a lot. This is also close to the Roman Aqueduct if you...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went there on a Saturday afternoon and had a nice little walk and a look at this old fortress. I'm always impressed by those old buildings.

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The Zitadelle in Mainz is a historic defend building. You can finde a nice walk around the walls. There is also a cafe and a niche green place in the middle... (nice for a picnic) the view over Mainz is a must have for your...More

Thank Germoney
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The citadel featured much more than what I expected. It's not in excellent shape but the surrounding walls are cool and the park peaceful. An older tower from 9 bc is also rather unique.

Thank Lord_Dehf
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The history of this place is pretty interesting, and now its used for concerts and small-sized fests. Definitely worth visiting more than once.

Thank Heist79
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Ordinary, not particularly remarkable complex, which now houses the services and departments of the municipality. The place is picturesque and elevated, with good panoramic views. As the location for walks is perfect. You can also see the "Druse Stone" (Roman Cenotaph) and the historical museum...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Walked here from Schillerplatz. Lots to see on the way. Steep climb and good views on arrival. Some people will find the Zitadelle a disappointment because the descriptions in tourist media exceed the reality. Worth visiting for the photo opportunities.

Thank Drehort
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The Zitadelle is used mainly as housing for bundesland ministeries and parking for their civil servants.

Thank Midrac
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

This is close to city centre and is within walking distance. The walk is good.This is renovated and maintained very well worth the walk.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 26 November 2015

After leaving the Roman theater, walking up the hill to see the city wall we saw this ancient citadel recently restored to its early splendor and it was very impressive to see and also offered a great view of Mainz itself

Thank Nick C
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