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Basel Munster

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All reviews beautiful cathedral the river catholic cathedral worth the climb the stained glass windows red sandstone twin towers roof tiles bell tower christmas market wonderful view worth a visit walking tour old town walk around cloisters munster
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Reviewed 6 days ago

No visit to the Basel Munster would be complete without a great camera, and good historic guide book or guide. Situated on one of the hills overlooking the city, the Cathedral stands tall and beautiful; more like a Guardian Angel than a Sentinel. We were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This austere mass sits dominating its site on the Rhine, adjacent to several favourite spots where, if the weather allows, visitors can linger and relax away from the buzz. The crypt is much older than i had realised, some tombs dating back to the tenth...More

Thank Phlashmair
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Switzerland had "no war", so churches are still in original form. Visit the tower for a nice view over Basel

Thank Johannes C
Reviewed 1 week ago

With its red sandstone walls, colorful roof tiles and twin towers, no other building adorns the cityscape of Basel like the Cathedral. There are many cathedrals in Europe and it is easy to take them for granted. This one is outstanding and is the centerpiece...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing find ,worth a wonder round noentrance charge which is rare these days .stunning architecture

Thank mariaherlihy6
Reviewed 1 week ago

The kinda pinkish color of the Basler Munster reminded me of the one in Strasbourg, also kinda pinkish. The place, where the Munster is located, is really great: quite high above the river Rheine, so you can overlook the winding of the Rhein to the...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not use the audio guide. However we found the architecture, windows, and tombs to be very interesting. Helps if you can read German and Latin. Tomb/memorial for Erasmus is easy to miss. Be sure to go down into the level below the main...More

Thank tomwT7318XB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone visiting Basel will want to visit this icon of the city. It's a little personal for me having been baptized there as a child. However, it remains the first place my wife and I visit when we're in Basel. Many of us in the...More

Thank MarcP3085
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our visit to Basel my partner and I decided to have a nose about the Basel Munster, they offer for 10 CHF per person for you to climb the Munster tower and make your way to the top with some of the best views...More

Thank Samuel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful sand stone Church originally catholic but now reformed protestant .There is an open terrace in the back of the church affords the view of the Rhine River. The church shows the effects of Romanesque & Gothic styles which were popular at that time....More

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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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Dilara T
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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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