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Basel Munster

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Basel Munster is a beautiful cathedral in the old town, with some stunning stained glass windows. It is also wonderfully located, with a view point just next to it, and a bronze model of the Munster itself outside. Worth visiting as part of an exploration...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank annerine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is located in a lovely area, a special cathedral which was destroyed in an earthquake and rebuilt again. A must see before diving into the old town and shopping street.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank baselkawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

High up in he hill overlooking the city and river this nice architecture I was amazed with the size and way that it was built

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kpoupazis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come here for overall view of town of Basel. Cathedral is nice. Deep halls with nice 2 towers to climb up. It’s 5 Swiss Francs. And on way up the stairs become more narrow, at one point only single file can go up while people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

The catheral is located along the river and is easily accessible from city centre. The building looks impressive and allows good city view if Basel. Lots of history can be found and it’s a must see if you are in the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim Soon A
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Built between the 11th and 16th centuries in the Romanesque and Gothic styles, it is characteristic because of its red sandstone architecture and slim twin towers at its sides. It also features a nice cloister.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Worth a visit chiefly for its elevated location over the Rhine. An adjacent terrasse allows for an atmospheric view of the Rhine river.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HarryR140
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Hard to miss the Basel Cathedral close to the river Rhein. Walking up there coming from the Mittlere Bruecke you have a lovely view of Basel. The location is also a great place if you are planning attending the famous Basler Fastnacht opening and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank christophlebl
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

With all the places to go in Switzerland Basel is often overlooked but the city has some good museums, especially the Kunst Museum and the Beyeler Foundation (the latter is spectacular), a wide variety of restaurants, old world charm and Basel can serve as a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Nice to see inside and out and is located at the top of a hill which behind the building provides a good view of the rivers d bridges. We didn’t have to pay anything and I think it was just a coin donation that helped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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josie r
April 22, 2017|
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Yes, its 2 SFR pp. But sometimes they only let a minimum of 4 people go up. Why? Haven't a clue.
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Dilara T
February 4, 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is free to tour, I didn't climb the tower, but the church and grounds are free.
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