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Basel Munster

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Rittergasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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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 yesterday

a beautiful, especially the stained glass, interesting church to visit, centuries of history to explore., with helpful staff.

Thank markjarvis
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have visited several Gothic Cathedrals in recent weeks , but the Basel Munster really is a bit different , lovely stained glass ( some of it quite modern ) , and an unusual small chapel behind the alter , impressive organ loft , lovely...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This cathedral is over 800 years old and in amazing condition. Great Photos can be obtained from the Rhine bridge. Visitors can eat a sandwich on the open courtyard overlooking the Rhine. The 200 year old tombs and their inscriptions are particularly artistic and intriguing.

Thank DrAustinLouis
Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank mariaherlihy6
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

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josie r
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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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