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Cathedral at Munsterplatz / St. Vincent (Munster Kirche)

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Located in the center of the Old Town, this 15th-century cathedral sports a towering 328-foot-tall spire that dominates the city skyline.
Munsterplatz 1, Bern 3000, Switzerland
+41 31 312 04 62
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were very disappointed that we were unable to go inside as there was a private concert occurring. But just being able to stand outside and admire and appreciate the amazing statuary and sculpture about and around the one old entry door that is no...More

Thank boloca
Reviewed 6 days ago

Disabled parking close by. Ramps for wheelchair. Inside stunning and highly recommended. Lovely views walking around the grounds.

Thank Richardwm07
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bern Munster Cathedral in Old Town Bern is a very imposing Gothic church. It can easily be spotted and architecturally very pretty. Don't miss it if you are in Bern.

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Munster itself is not that big, work starting in the 1400's and a lot of the work was only completed in the 1800's but the depictions of heaven & hell at the main doors and the views from the parapets over Bern are well...More

1  Thank markthomas61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Munster Kirche in Bern is a lovely cathedral however what I found to be the most impressive part was the entrance. The intricate carvings of heaven and hell were incredible. It was wonderful to see how well preserved they are as they have a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is an integral part of old Bern and it is located in a very nice square with other great buildings. Cathedral is quite impressive inside as well

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gorgeous old church that is worth the visit! :) There are tours you can take. I love the plattform behind the church where you can simply hang out, have a coffee or take some wonderful photos of the city.

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The largest cathedral of Bern, located in the centre of old town. Spare 30 mins at least to explore it and take bell tower steps if have time. This offers bird's eye view of entire Bern town.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guide gave us the whole history o the Chapel and understanding of the picture on the Church. from there on we walked to the bear garden and rose garden. We spent some quality time n Bern.

Thank Jagatbhatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the main entrance above the door is a hand carved story of heaven and hell...take a moment to absorbed it. You can climb the bell tower and the view from the top over the rooftops of the old town will take your breath away....More

Thank Janet G
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May 16, 2017|
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Response from FadiSamaan | Reviewed this property |
only God knows haha. there wasn't any signs given about that.
August 24, 2016|
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Response from lucianmermaid | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't know the hours and we decided not to go to the top as we wanted to see more of the city. It's absolutely a must-do if you're touring Bern. I'd check with a concierge at a hotel in the city. They'll know... More
Dimpy S
March 7, 2015|
Response from tourist_gi | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Opens from 10:00 to 17:00 ;)