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A Picturesque Square

Muensterplatz, the plaza before the Basel cathedral, represents a quintessential Swiss setting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlton G
Salt Lake City, Utah

Great open picturesque square in the centre of town. Ideal meeting place, and good for taking a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Muensterplatz, the plaza before the Basel cathedral, represents a quintessential Swiss setting. However, be aware that frequent festivals and events are held in the square which sometimes obstructs the otherwise picture perfect view.

Thank Carlton G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great open picturesque square in the centre of town. Ideal meeting place, and good for taking a break from the shopping district, located a short walk away.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Basel has a special charming, where the streets, bridges, walks and river are amazing. In Münsterplatz some art performances and spectacles take place from time to time

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Beautiful location and view of Rhine. If you keep walking you will get to a small staircase that leads down to one of the ferries that crosses the Rhine, which was a fun experience.

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

When you see it one can’t believe this is a 1000 years old ! Just a short walk brings you to a lovely view of the Rhein river and the centuries old cathedral

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

I would say this square and church should not be missed if you are visiting Basel. We made a day trip from Zurich to Basel and combined it with a visit to Liechtenstein and Bern. Didn't think Basel was as interesting or as pretty as...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We walked through here as part of a guided walking tour. Don't forget to look up and see the sundial above the clock on the Muenster! Also, we were told the person who discovered ozone did so (accidentally) in the house just down the road...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We found this part of Basel to be the Gem of the city. Very historical area that anyone visiting to see.

Thank PhilJ925
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

It is a nice plaza in the heart of this beautiful city. I visited Basel on a weekend trip from Zurich by train.

Thank Denis L
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Peaceful and elegant, this is a marvellous place to walk round at lunchtime and perhaps pause for a sandwich. The Munster has midday prayers at 12 noon each day, which I love to go to, even though it's all in German.

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