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Basel Munster

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Rittergasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hard to miss the Basel Cathedral close to the river Rhein. Walking up there coming from the Mittlere Bruecke you have a lovely view of Basel. The location is also a great place if you are planning attending the famous Basler Fastnacht opening and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With all the places to go in Switzerland Basel is often overlooked but the city has some good museums, especially the Kunst Museum and the Beyeler Foundation (the latter is spectacular), a wide variety of restaurants, old world charm and Basel can serve as a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to see inside and out and is located at the top of a hill which behind the building provides a good view of the rivers d bridges. We didn’t have to pay anything and I think it was just a coin donation that helped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 829callumm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

High on a hill over the Danube, the Basel Cathedral offers a lovely view of Basel. Be sure to check out the sundial clock. In December, it is the location of one of Basel's Christmas Markets.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If You could see one of interesting monument in Basilej, You have to visit Basel Munster. There are the tomb of Erasmus Rotterdamsky

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In all the city of Basel the Xmas-market started in December. The Special Opening Event took place on the Münsterplattform.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in to take a look at the interior and found out they were having a pipe organ recital that evening at 6 pm. We have learned that you need to arrive early to these things in Europe. The line started about an hour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MVCA0Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way from Freiburg to Bern, we find parking garage out of the city and walked across mitlere bridge to the cathedral. Actually from metre bridge we walked up to cathedral through the shopping busy street passing by city hall Rathaus....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank majeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Architecturally charming this is a place of quiet contemplation (which is currently the subject of a renovation project).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gscaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a good location, right on the river and easy to find. Outside looked beautiful, but very disappointed as it was closed. We visited on Tuesday 11th Decenber. Small Xmas market outside in munsterplatz

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
Dilara T
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.