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Where the Rhine and Main Rivers meet, Mainz has stood proudly as a trade city since its initial founding by Romans in the 1C BC.

Mainz is a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The city is located on the river Rhine at its confluence with the Main opposite Wiesbade. The city is famous as the home of the invention of the movable-type printing press, as the first books printed using movable type were manufactured in Mainz in the early 1450s. Main sites: Romano-Germanic Central Museum. It is home to Roman, Medieval, and earlier artifacts. Museum of Ancient Seafaring. It houses the remains of five Roman boats from the late 4th century. Roman remains, including Jupiter's column, Drusus' mausoleum, the ruins of the theatre and the aqueduct. Mainz Cathedral of St. Martin, over 1,000 years old.
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