Cathedral - the city's hallmark

Buildings & churches


Discover Basel's glorious Cathedral, the most famous landmark of our city. Built on a hill overlooking the Rhine, with its red sandstone walls, colourful roof tiles and twin towers, no other building adorns the cityscape of Basel like the Cathedral. Discover the rich history and fabulous sculptures and artworks of this beautiful building.

Additional charge

Tours ending after 6.00 pm are subject to an evening surcharge of CHF 60.
Bookings made less than 24 hours in advance are subject to an express surcharge of CHF 50.


During the opening hours of the Cathedral and subject to availability. Special openings on request.

Meeting point

Main portal of the Cathedral