Many years ago, I came across an old ruin in Weimar. Its name – Tempelherrenhaus – made me think of the mysterious templars. But I was wrong. The building was a former ducal venue that transformed into a ruin after an air raid in 1945. [German]
During ancient times, the name of Mainz was Mogontiacum. You still find several Roman remains in the city. For example, the ruins of the Roman theatre stand next to the railway station named Mainz Römisches Theater.