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St. Augustine's Church

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Address: Augustinerstr. 34, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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+49 4906 1312530
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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A beautiful church

An unexpected find on the way from Romanische Theater station to the Dom. Different from typical churches in Germany. Beautiful ceiling paintings. Worth visiting.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tongtonky
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

An unexpected find on the way from Romanische Theater station to the Dom. Different from typical churches in Germany. Beautiful ceiling paintings. Worth visiting.

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Mainz, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Augustiner Kirche is located Close to the Dom and in the middle of the old part of Mainz. You could first visit the open market with colourful flowers and vegetables, have a glass of local wine there with Fleischwurst (Special Kind of sausage) and then go to St. Augustine's church

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty and magnificent façade of the towering church stands out and caught the attention of everyone. It brings awe the moment you step into the church with the impressive gilded interior in its original state and ceiling frescoes depicting the life of St. Augustine and the history of the order. Those are amazing artwork that have existed since the 13th... More 

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Moscow
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The church is located in the heart of Mainz, close to the cathedral - about two minutes walk. It is hidden among other buildings and to the street goes just with the facade, which is notable for the sculpture group above the portal with the figure of the Virgin Mary in the center and on the sides - St. Augustine... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Located in the Aldstadt, St Augustine's Church is open pretty much all the time. There are church services, but during the weekdays, it is open to the public. From the outside, it looks like a lovely old building with statues that suggests something special inside. Through a small entrance, you are greeted with baroque imagery and ornate decorations. Look and... More 

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Zeist
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Gorgeous Baroc church. Check the ceiling, really pretty, just sit and stare for a while, you'll keep seeing more the longer you watch.

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Thank drakakoe
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a beautiful 18th century church, located in central Mainz. The most striking aspect of this church is undoubtedly its stunning ceiling with its beautiful colors. However, the altar and the organ are impressive as well. The acoustics in the church is absolutely wonderful.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Don't miss the entrance while walking around downtown It's in the pedestrian area and you hardly notice the entrance Surprisingly you enter a wonderful nice silent place what you've never been expected

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Lajes do Pico, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This church was not damaged by the war. It's a nice glimpse at the original beauty of such an old church! It's a great place to just sit and stare at the ceiling.

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Among Germany's grand churches and cathedrals, this one stands out for its exquisite detail and modest size. Tucked into a quiet street, you might pass it by unnoticed, but once you enter its doors the space is both intimate and impressive. It's diminutive size makes the details more accessible, and the windows admit enough light for the ceiling mural and... More 

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