Worms Cathedral

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Rheinhessen's cities and towns promise unforgettable impressions and experiences! Let yourself be inspired by the Rheinhessen joie de vivre in the state capital Mainz or rediscover the Nibelungen saga in Worms. Follow the historical footsteps of Saint Hildegard and Charlemagne in Bingen am Rhein and Ingelheim. Let yourself be enchanted by half-timbered houses in Alzey, discover the mysterious cellar labyrinth in Oppenheim or enjoy world-famous Rieslings in Nierstein and wellness and relaxation in Bad Kreuznach.

UNESCO World Heritage

Jewish cemetery Worms, © © Dominik Ketz

SchUM sites in Rhinehessen

The SchUM sites are the center of Jewish culture in medieval Europe and are still important meeting places today. SchUM is an acronym of the first letters of the medieval Hebrew cities Speyer (Schpira), Worms (Warmaisa) and Mainz (Magenza).

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Sights and Attractions

Rheinhessen - a versatile region full of cultural treasures and highlights. Whether you're looking for impressive buildings and historic cities or want to enjoy spectacular and traditional events, it doesn't matter.

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Experience Culture

State Theater Mainz, © © Dominik Ketz

Fascinating are countless favorite places, favorite people, and genuine joy of life, combined with exciting insights into the cultural heritage of Rheinhessen - at one of the top cultural events, on one of the many cultural stages, or in a museum.

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Cities and Regions

View of Oppenheim with St. Catherine's Church and castle ruins Landskron, © Karl Georg Müller

The cities and places of Rheinhessen promise unforgettable impressions and experiences! From cathedral cities Mainz and Worms to the Rhine terraces and the hilly landscape, to the foothills of the North Palatinate Mountains in the Rheinhessische Schweiz. Nowhere are the contrasts between historic cities and varied landscapes closer.

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