Bern Cathedral

Bern

A1 Neufeld dir Wankdrof

A1 Neufeld dir Wankdrof

Schloss Bümpliz, CH-3018 Bern

Schloss Bümpliz, CH-3018 Bern

Zytglogge, Kramgasse, Bern

Zytglogge, Kramgasse, Bern

A12 Weyermannshaus direction Fribourg

A12 Weyermannshaus direction Fribourg

A6 Wankdorf Nord direction Grauholz

A6 Wankdorf Nord direction Grauholz

Bern

Bern

Bern-Altstadt - Münstergasse

Bern-Altstadt - Münstergasse

A6 Ostring direction Wankdorf

A6 Ostring direction Wankdorf

A1 Felsenauviadukt direction Vaud

A1 Felsenauviadukt direction Vaud

Kirchenfeld

Kirchenfeld

A1 Neufeld dir Forsthaus

A1 Neufeld dir Forsthaus

A1 Betlehem Bern direction Ville

A1 Betlehem Bern direction Ville

Bern - Sky View 1

Bern - Sky View 1

Bärenplatz, Stadt Bern

Bärenplatz, Stadt Bern

A1 Grauholz direction Zurich

A1 Grauholz direction Zurich

Bärecam

Bärecam

The Bern Münster Cathedral of St. Vincent is the most impressive late-Gothic building in the city and the largest and most important late medieval church in Switzerland. The three-aisled basilica without a transept towers above the roofs of the old town.

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The Bern Münster Cathedral is the largest religious building in Switzerland. Construction started in 1421 with builders working on this masterpiece over successive generations. The steeple was only completed in 1893.

An outstanding feature is the main portal, where you can admire the depiction of the Last judgment - the only image that was spared the iconoclasm of the Reformation. 344 steps above the entrance gets you to the lookout point: the 100-meter-high cathedral tower.

From this highest church tower in Switzerland you may admire the magnificent view over the city and well into the Bernese Mittelland, and of the snow-covered mountains of the Bernese Oberland.

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