Alzey horse market place
Night watchman tour Alzey, © © Dominik Ketz

Cultural foray through Rheinhessen

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Places of interest in Rheinhessen

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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On the tracks of Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg, the greatest son of the city of Mainz, has gone down in history as the revolutionary inventor of printing. Follow in his footsteps and discover the places that will forever be associated with him!

Leaning tower, © CC BY 4.0 Silas Landeck

Leaning Tower Gau-Weinheim

Who would have thought it? The "Leaning Tower of the World" is not in Pisa or anywhere else in the world, but in Gau-Weinheim, in the middle of Rheinhessen. It is a fortified tower dating from the Middle Ages that is part of the historic town fortifications.

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Cultural highlights

State Theater Mainz, © © Dominik Ketz

Cultural stages in Rheinhessen

Wonderful cabaret, music and theater can be experienced on one of the many cabaret stages in Rheinhessen. The theater "Das Wormser", the "Frankfurter Hof" in Mainz as well as the "kING" in Ingelheim offer you entertaining hours.  

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Events in Rheinhessen