Visit Mainz's top attractions in this 1.8 hour itinerary. Fastnachtsbrunnen, Schoppenstecher, Gautor and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.8 hour Mainz itinerary.
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The Walk of Fame of Cabaret is a sidewalk between Proviant-Magazin and Schönborner Hof in Mainz, Germany, which is embedded with more than 40 seven-pointed irregularly shaped stars featuring the names of cabaret celebrities selected by a group of experts and honored by several sponsors for their contributions to the cabaret culture. The first stars, awarded on July 16, 2004, were inaugurated in the presence of Christina Weiss, Culture Representative and Minister of State of Germany and Kurt Beck, the premier of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. In January 2007, Peter Hammerschlag was honored, and his became the 43rd star on the walk. == Characteristics == The Walk of Fame runs north to south between Münsterstraße and Schillerstraße. Each star consists of a stainless-steel seven-pointed irregularly shaped star, inlaid into a bronze square.Read more
The new synagogue of Mainz was in use until 2010 as a community center at the location of the former main synagogue on the Hindenburgstraße of Mainz Neustadt. Due to controversial discussions regarding the street name, the location in the Hindenburgstraße was renamed as Synagogenplatz (Synagogue square). == Initial position and planning == Mainz, formerly Magenza, was an important Jewish centre on the Rhine and has had impressive synagogues for many centuries. The November pogrom of 1938 ended this tradition. After the Second World War, the remains and premises of Mainz synagogues accommodated only a small group of returned community members.Read more