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Basel Munster

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Address: Rittergasse 3, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Phone Number: 061 272 91 57
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Basel in Summer

Nicely preserved and great view of the area from the tower. See Freiburg (Germany), too. Same designer.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Basel, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nicely preserved and great view of the area from the tower. See Freiburg (Germany), too. Same designer.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Be sure to walk ALL the way around for a great view outside, and the internal garden areas. Gorgeous spot, always full of people (I wandered by at least 3 times). Also possible to listen in on tours.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fabulous Christmas Market in the square during the holidays which complimented this beautiful building.

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Basel, Switzerland
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This cathedral is very nicely kept (as everything in Switzerland), it's built in a very interesting architectural style and you can have the best views over Kleinbasel from there. It is a must when visiting Basel.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great views and a lovely walk to reach this landmark. It is suitable for all types of visitors and provides and excellent way to see Basel

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Built over two Romanesque predecessors in Gothic style after the earthquake in the 14th Century. Founded by Rudolph Habsburg and tomb of Erasmus of Rotterdam. St George lances the dragon on the façade. Don't miss the cloisters with their sculpture. Take in a service: the acoustics are wonderful.

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Basel, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place to go to view Klein Basel from above. It is also very historic and an interesting place to visit

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New England
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Swiss cathedral - but beautiful view of the river and Old Town. Definitely climb the tower to see the view.

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Basel, Switzerland
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In this Munster you can go up the stairs (5 CHF) and you have a beautiful view over Basel. Additionally, on the way up you see some of the biggest bells you have ever seen.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An oasis of calm and a lovely church. It was well after Christmas but the crib was still there. Had a guided tour well worth it.

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