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  Heunensäule, Mainz
by elgin99

The Heunensäule is of course over 1000 years old, on the Mainzer market arrived the monument because of the 1000jaehrigen of cathedral anniversary in the year 1975. The Mainzer column weighs 16 tons, is 6.40 meters high and measures a diameter of 1.20 meters. As heavy freight she came from the Bullauer mountains with Miltenberg at the Main to the Rhine. The Heunensäulen laying there in a rock sea, because of the east slope of the mountains, in the loop of a way leading from Miltenberg to Mainbullau. Altogether stored there sieve giants. Telling in 17th century still even 14 columns were there. In opinion of the historical researchers a part of the columns was converted in the past centuries to Muehlsteinen.

Address: Mainz, center
Directions: on Domplatz (place of Cathedral)

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 22, 2006
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