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Cathedral at Munsterplatz / St. Vincent (Munster Kirche)

Munsterplatz 1, Bern 3000, Switzerland
+41 31 312 04 62
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Munsterplatz 1, Bern 3000, Switzerland
+41 31 312 04 62
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The most interesting thing about this church is the outside. Inside the church has some stained glass windows. The alter is being remodeled. There is not much to see inside and other churches in Europe are more interesting.

Thank Jim_atl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Europe is filled with old churches. This is one in Switzerland that while in Bern should be visited. No admission, definitely worthwhile to visit.

Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great cathedral, you gotta see the paintings inside as well. Don't miss it and it would be nice it you prayed for the peace of the world :)

Thank FadiSamaan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great View of Bern from its gothic cathedral's tower top! No elevatot some 400 steps on a spiralling stairs. Amazing gothic architecture.

Thank Sabine R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Cathedral. We only viewed from outside, but it is well worth the stop by to see along your tour of Old Town

Thank Blair H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cathedral is unique. The facade of the building is really grand and the carving is really intricate. Inside the building boasts some of the most beautiful stained glass that I have ever seen. If you have money to spare, you can climb the steps...More

Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can climb all steps up of this amazing cathedral for 6,00 francs. The view in the top is great, you can see everything. Loved it.

Thank Rayene Paola L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cathedral has nothing special, but the fronton at the main gate. Good view of the city from the top of the tower bell.

Thank Piergiorgio P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Unlike its Catholic equivalents, the inside of the Munster is very austere although it boasts some beautiful stained glass. The exterior is stunning with amazingly detailed carvings above the main entrance.

Thank nics218
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

If you have been to other European Cathedrals, you will notice how bare and minimal the inside of this cathedral is. On a glance it might not even appear to be worth a visit compared to the splendor and brilliance of other cathedrals. Yet, the...More

Thank jhn117
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Hi, Do you know when the restoration will be finished? thanks
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.
What are the open hours for the Cathedral? What is the cost to climb to the top?
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
Dimpy S
Cathedral at Munsterplatz / St. Vincent (Munster Kirche) - open hours in April 2015 ?
8 March 2015|
Response from tourist_gi | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Opens from 10:00 to 17:00 ;)