Mainz Shopping Walk (Self Guided), Mainz

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.
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Mainz Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Mainz Shopping Walk
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: 1.6 km
Author: ellen
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Gutenberg Shop

1) Gutenberg Shop

Visitors and experts from around the globe come to Gutenberg every year to admire one of the oldest museums of print in the world. The museum opened in 1900, and was dedicated to a German goldsmith and printer (the first who printed books in Germany). The museum has since been expanded and now features a specialty gift shop.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday 9 am- 1 pm.
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Marktplaz Market

2) Marktplaz Market

Marktplaz Market is the most popular market in the city. It is located in the heart of Mainz and is surrounded by many of the city’s architectural masterpieces. The market is open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. This is by far the best shopping venue for fresh products such as flowers, fruits, vegetables, meat, spices, wines, and pastries.
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Merlin’s Spiele und Verspieltes

3) Merlin’s Spiele und Verspieltes

Merlin’s Spiele und Verspieltes is a popular dealer for games and leisure activities. The store is located in the center of Mainz and offers a wide range of unique gifts (including games for all ages). From cheap to exclusive wooden games, puzzles, memory and classic games (Chess, Backgammon, Go, Mah-Jongg, etc) - Merlin's Spiele und Verspieltes has something for everyone.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm.
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Goldhand Sektkellerei

4) Goldhand Sektkellerei

While visiting Mainz, make sure you set aside some time for Goldhand Sektkellerei, an exclusive retailer for Gold Cuvée and Gold Champagne. The company was founded in 1857 and their experience truly proves that they have the upper, dare we say golden hand in sparkling wines production. Goldhand Sektkellerei shop is located in the heart of the city and offers over 40 sorts of sekts produced in the vaulted cellars.
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Kupferberg Boutique

5) Kupferberg Boutique

In the peaceful surroundings next to a beautiful park, tourists may enjoy a glass of sparkling wine at the Kupferberg Boutique. Kupferberg is a sekt winery which opened in 1850. The boutique offers many magical gift ideas for different occasions, ranging from exquisite wine to sparkling wine, champagne, as well as a wide variety of wine glasses and champagne flutes.

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: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Mainz Culture

Mainz Culture

Mainz offers a unique cultural experience that dates back all the way back to the beginning. Every epoch of Mainz history has thankfully been recorded through impressive art and is preserved today in numerous world famous museums and art centers. Theatre is another phenomenal example of Mainz culture, and evident through the plethora of plays, opera, and ballet.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 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
Museums and Galleries Walk

Museums and Galleries Walk

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 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: 4.0 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: 3.8 km