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The largest city and capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, MAINZ, with its rapid transport links with Frankfurt some 40km northeast, has a very different, more urban feel to the rest of the rural state. The city has also made a rather heavyweight contribution to German history: starting as a strategically important settlement at the confluence of the Main and Rhine, by the eighth century it had developed into the main ecclesiastical centre north of the Alps, and its archbishop was one of the most powerful electors in the Holy Roman Empire. The city also entered the history books when Mainz resident Johannes Gutenberg …
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Having survived the Second World War virtually unscathed, the Augustinerkirche (St. Augustine's) has retained a splendor unusual for this part of Germany. Used as a monastery by the ...