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Rising over the old town, The Cathedral of Bern stands as the tallest cathedral in Switzerland. The structure's crowning feature is its 100.6 m (330 ft) tower, which affords views of the Alps on a clear day from the top. To get there, you'll need to climb about 350 steep stone steps, which take you past the original church bells. Built in 1421, today the Gothic cathedral is a Cultural Property of National Significance. Pay the small entrance fee to visit the tower, or enjoy a free cathedral tour of the main area. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Cathedral of Bern and many more Bern attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bern trip planner.
Tours to The Cathedral of Bern
Best Introduction Tour of Bern with a Local BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $89
Duration: 2 hours
Bern's old town - childrens tour for familys BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $107
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Architectural Walk of Bern with a Local BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $78
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
The Cathedral of Bern reviews
I visited the Cathedral at Munsterplatz (Munster Kirche) in December 2019. The weather was very rainy. I went inside and had a quick look. The cathedral was undergoing renovation so it was not... more »
If you're in Old City, you may as well stop by and see the beautiful architecture and hear the bells ring. There is a cheese & misc. food market right next to it on Saturdays as well. more »
We were passing through Bern and we stopped for a quick visit in the old city. The cathedral is a really nice place to visit. It's the tallest cathedral in Switzerland, so if you happen to be nearby, you have to see it.
Super place! Was fun going to the top through the old towers. We went when the Christmas market was there so that was cool to see from above ! Was a fun day for sure with some nice sights !
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