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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 4 days ago

The Church has quite a history and if you're lucky, there's a wedding or a concert happening. The platform at the South Side is where many locals hang out. There's a quaint Café, managed by the Café Einstein team and from the platform, you overlook...More

Thank Li_Isings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit for its setting, in the old town, location, above the river, for its west front doom sculpture, and for its general proportions. The tower is interesting, and there are some interesting monuments - a bit of a specialist interest! Worth a detour,...More

Thank HectorFromBerne
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We did read any travel guide but just headed toward the Munster haus. Walking around we came across the park behind it built up on the walls of Old town. Well worth it the church itself is spectacular and spire is beautiful

Thank Relaxedholiday
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This cathedral is very large and has a very prominent location in the city. There is a large courtyard in front of the cathedral. They were having a wedding while we were touring the area.

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

When you visit Old Town Bern - you must visit the beautiful cathedral and admire its marvelous internal and external architecture. You can relax in the verdant cathedral garden and enjoy the lovely view of Aare River.

Thank VikramWKarve
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The garden behind the church was my favourite part, as well as leaving. Just another gothic church..

Thank Julia N
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The munster is visible from all over in Bern, because it is the heights point in the old city. It is a sort of guide, that drives you in the right direction. The place is absolutely amazing from outside. There is a big square, where...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

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 13 July 2018

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

Thank Richardwm07
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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.

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16 May 2017|
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Response from FadiSamaan | Reviewed this property |
only God knows haha. there wasn't any signs given about that.
25 August 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
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8 March 2015|
Response from tourist_gi | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Opens from 10:00 to 17:00 ;)