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Basel Minster: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday

This cathedral is at the moment undergoing some work but I was able to visit inside. It has beautiful stained glass windows and oozes atmosphere. Outside it has other buildings open to the elements and a nice terrace with views over Basel. My grandsons also...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Satu G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A Cathedral, a church or like here a Minster is a must on a city trip. From the outside it looks huge but it isn't compared with others. It's a kind of darkness inside

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank alphonsea181
Reviewed 5 days ago

Looking across the River Rhine, Basel Minster draws your eye and wonderment. Walk up through the Old Town, marvel at the glorious architecture en route and arrive in Meunsterplatz where this famous Minster lies. Whether you go in is immaterial as the walk and finish...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GRAHAM C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful church with a fascinating history. However many tourists often overlook the most important part which is a tiny door in the back of the bottom floor. (I know because two friends of mine had been to the church two or three times and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TD8
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy going to these old churches and this one did not disappoint. You can go down to the basement and see the old Roman foundation which the church is built on. You also must climb the bell tower, it is quite a hike but...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Powick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very interesting place to visit. We did it as part of a walking tour. We liked it so much we went back later.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank montogirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is absolutely one of the highlights of Bazel. A building which they started building in the 11th century. It has a great organ and we even went up in the tower, awesome!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FORZA7777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only red stone minster we have seen so far, this beautiful cathedral set in its own square is very impressive.We have climbed many minsters, duomos and cathedrals, so found this climb relatively easy. Great views from the narrow platform. Unfortunately, we didnt realise there...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful and climbed to the top. Make sure you get to the top by 5. Doors to the top close at 4:30pm.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MEtraveler6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral by is wonderful, was built between 1019 and 1500 in Romanesque and Gothic styles. The view from above is wonderful, not advised for those who are afraid of height or vertigo. And have a breath... The climb can only be done in pairs....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jane K
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josie r
23 April 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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dilaahatun
5 February 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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