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Muensterplatz

Am Muensterplatz, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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Nice

It is a nice plaza in the heart of this beautiful city. I visited Basel on a weekend trip from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denis L
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Cobbles and bowls

Peaceful and elegant, this is a marvellous place to walk round at lunchtime and perhaps pause for a... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
339334
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Am Muensterplatz, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice plaza in the heart of this beautiful city. I visited Basel on a weekend trip from Zurich by train.

Thank Denis L
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Peaceful and elegant, this is a marvellous place to walk round at lunchtime and perhaps pause for a sandwich. The Munster has midday prayers at 12 noon each day, which I love to go to, even though it's all in German.

Thank 339 334
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great cobble stone streets surrounding the cathedral. Beautiful buildings around the cathedral as well. There is a bathroom (W/C) you can use free of charge in the Muensterplatz as well. Not a ton to do here but a good place for relaxation on a bench,...More

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We enjoyed the plaza while in Basel to look at the church. It's easy to find if you look for the church spires. The platz offers some seating and a fountain. It is tree covered so there is shade. Spend a few minutes resting while...More

Thank dese2
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

A monumental building but closed when we came. The square around the Münster did not offer anything special so we left after 5 minutes.

Thank Nelly V
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Easy to reach by city bus, starting point for a walk through the historic parts of the city many restaurantvand attractions are near here

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Good place to wander around and visit the sites, lots of history and beautiful old buildings. Good photo opportunities, easy to get to.

1  Thank FredaB187
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Munster and museums and an elementary school surround the plaza. I love walking through this place and listening to children and church bells and enjoying the architecture and the river views from behind the Munster.

1  Thank 2acorns
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Spent a week in Basel for work and managed to squeeze in some sight seeing. This area serves as a town center almost. Very easy place to meet your group or plan your day and evening meeting points from here. Tons of local vendors come...More

1  Thank Ashley E
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I visited the platz after seeing the beautiful, soaring Basel Munster and found it delightful. A small Christmas market was held there during my visit with a few stalls selling merchandise, but mostly different huts offering various craft projects for kids and their families. Charming!

1  Thank PamelaK O
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