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“Tour of the Old Town”
Review of Basel Munster

Basel Munster
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Stories of Basel's Old Town
Ranked #6 of 162 things to do in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of a walking tour of the old town. Interesting to learn of the history, not only of the Munster, but of Basel.

Thank toptone
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"beautiful cathedral"
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"the river"
in 135 reviews
"catholic cathedral"
in 10 reviews
"gothic style"
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"worth the climb"
in 9 reviews
"red sandstone"
in 23 reviews
"the stained glass windows"
in 12 reviews
"twin towers"
in 9 reviews
"roof tiles"
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"christmas market"
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"bell tower"
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"wonderful view"
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"worth a visit"
in 28 reviews
"walking tour"
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"old town"
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"walk around"
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"cloisters"
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Very big and imposing cathedral and annexes. The cathedral is nicer from the outside than from the inner side.

Thank Mario V
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

From Erasmus' grave and graves of many nobles and knights, the history of pre, mid, and post reformation comes alive in one place. This was built as a catholic bishops seat, mobbed by reformers in 1529 and is today protestant with elements of both catholic and protestant coming together, graves from as old as the 12th century, towers to climb with amazing views of the city, etc. To see additional ancient wealth and treasure of the pre-reformation artifacts rescued from the church, go to the museum at the Basel Historical Museum at "Barfüsserkirche", where you can see the original bell from 11th century, many figures and items used in this Munster during the Catholic era of the church from 12th - 15th century.

Thank Hans G
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We loved visiting the Basel Munster. If in Basel this is a must see. The history is amazing and the building so well preserved. The grounds around the Munster were beautifull as well looking out over the Rhine River.

Thank iluvta2
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We were told we had to visit. It is a landmark in Basel. So glad we did. Choir was practicing before 4:30 Saturday vesper Service.

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