Berner Münster

A late-Gothic world-heritage wonder

Save to my Account

Ascending the 130-odd steps to the top of  this 600-year-old clock tower (a remnant of the city’s original walls) is a memorable experience and a Bern highlight. On clear days, the views stretching out all the way to the Alps are nothing short of heavenly.

The only way to climb the tower is to take a trilingual 50-minute guided tour, run by the city’s tourist information service from April to October. Reservations are strongly advised.

If you don’t fancy the climb or spending any money, stay at ground level and join the crowds who gather outside to watch the clock’s revolving figurines at precisely four minutes before the hour.

At A Glance

Münsterplatz 1, CH-3000

Comments, Tips & Hints


You need to login to favorite a post.

Need to sign up? Create an account here.

Forgot your password? Reset your password here.