Mainz Nightlife, Mainz (Self Guided)

At night, a new life wakes up in Mainz. The city is home to numerous night clubs, disco bars, pubs as well as dance clubs and they are always crowded. Mainz nightlife will satisfy everybody, from rock to funk, chaos to grunge, techno to hip hop. Thus, each venue is sure to impress thanks to the phenomenal design, ambiance, and large selection of drinks.
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Mainz Nightlife Map

Guide Name: Mainz Nightlife
Guide Location: Germany » Mainz (See other walking tours in Mainz)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Author: ellen
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Alexander the Great

1) Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great is a top-rated venue as its highly regarded as a fantastic Rock underground pub and dance club. Visitors can easily relax and even smoke hookah in the lounge. Table hockey, billiards, and darts are also available, as is the opportunity to dance to great music.
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Caveau

2) Caveau

Caveau is a rock club that was established in 2001 and is located in a vault. While the location is not large, Caveau does always provide a pleasant audience and friendly atmosphere. The music is varied, ranging from rock of the 50s to modern metal, grunge, punk and alternative rock. Live concerts are also organized nearly every Thursday.
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Red Cat Club

3) Red Cat Club

Red Cat is one of the most popular venues in the city. In 1999, Red Cat Club opened its doors in a vaulted cellar on Schillerplatz. Thursday is hip-hop night, while Friday blends indie and broken drum and Saturday mixes retro, soul, and funk. The atmosphere of Red Cat is also very distinct, painted in red with gorgeous paintings serving as the main decoration. Also, DJs from all over the world perform here.
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Star Club

4) Star Club

Star Club is a very famous nightlife venue. The club features a popular roof terrace, diverse music, and famous DJs. All in all, the Star Club is a trendy location with a nice party atmosphere. It is a must-visit if you are in town for long.
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Cultural Center KUZ

5) Cultural Center KUZ

Cultural Center KUZ has its headquarters located directly in an atmospheric, red brick building on the Rhine. KUZ was founded in 1981 and offers a very diverse cultural program that extends from live performances by renowned artists to parties, plays, children's theater, lectures and exhibitions. Inside, the complex provides a large disco with two dance floors as well as three to four bars with reasonably priced drinks. People of various ages mix inside Disco Kuz which is always bumping with terrific music. Live performances are also often held at Disco Kuz.

Walking Tours in Mainz, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Mainz

Create Your Own Walk in Mainz

Creating your own self-guided walk in Mainz is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Mainz, one of the oldest German cities, located on the Rhine River, is famous for its distinctive deep red sandstone buildings, such as the Romanesque Mainz Cathedral, Baroque style Augustinerkirche, Mainz Staatstheater and others. Architecture and history buffs will also take interest in the local half-timbered houses and medieval market squares; some buildings spanning back as far as the Roman...  view more

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Mainz Museums

Mainz Museums

While Mainz is not a very large city, the area is still home to several fantastic museums. Here you may explore Germany's numerous historical, cultural and natural collections - carefully displayed in one of the many museums such as Kupferberg, Fastnachtsmuseum, Museum of Natural History and Landesmuseum.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Mainz Specialty Shops

Mainz Specialty Shops

Mainz specialty shops are must-visit when in the area and searching for the hottest as well as most unique spot in the city. Thankfully, Mainz provides a large number of these outlets and are well worth your time. Take some time out of your vacation to enjoy all that Mainz has to offer.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Mainz Architecture

Mainz Architecture

Mainz architecture is very impressive due to its originality and variety of styles. Inside the city, several buildings date back to the 12th century and medieval times. Despite the devastating effects of World War II, these buildings have also survived and are cherished today by many.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Mainz Religious Buildings

Mainz Religious Buildings

Mainz boasts a number of churches and parishes which are worth visiting. The city’s oldest churches are especially impressive due to their grand architecture as the exterior and interior of the churches are built in Baroque, Gothic, Rococo, Classical and Renaissance styles. Not only that, but splendid frescoes, old organs, beautiful glass windows and rich high altars only add to the pleasure.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Family Activities in Mainz

Family Activities in Mainz

Mainz welcomes visitors of all ages. The city is home to several sights, museums, parks, entertainment centers, shops and cafés that are appropriate for both adults and children. Take this family friendly tour to discover rare dolls, classical games, taste typical German handmade pastry, learn history of the city, as well as taste your creativity at Mainz workshops.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Mainz for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Mainz has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Mainz, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.