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St. Ursen Cathedral

5 Min. From Train Station, Solothurn, Switzerland
+41 32 626 46 46
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Well worth a visit

If you are visiting Solothurn then going round St. Ursen Cathedral is well worth your time. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christopher S
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Rainham, United Kingdom
Beautiful cathedral

This cathedral is the centerpiece of Solothurn and is quite lovely to see. Very dramatic looking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
swtraveler15
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old town” (8 reviews)
“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
“interior” (5 reviews)
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5 Min. From Train Station, Solothurn, Switzerland
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+41 32 626 46 46
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Solothurn then going round St. Ursen Cathedral is well worth your time. This is the Catholic Cathedral for Basel and has wonderful paintings inside, all of which are self explanatory to most if not all christians. The new alter table looks...More

Thank Christopher S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral is the centerpiece of Solothurn and is quite lovely to see. Very dramatic looking white cathedral when viewed from the bottom of the stairs is quite breathtaking. I think the exterior is even more lovely than the interior but that is probably due...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Switzerland is known for its history, However, that it could have such a splendid cathedral came as a real surprise to us. The church is filled with light, given you a real uplift of spirit. If you are lucky enough to witness the sound of...More

Thank Bristonian
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We simply loved it, the architecture, the surrounding garden, and we ate some chocolate on the stairs(ya there is a good chocolate place next to it)

Thank Mihai - Cosmin D
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Wonderful Cathedral in the centre of Solothurn. Beautiful interior.The Cathedral is in constant use but worth a visit. Also go up the tower for panoramic views of the walled city. well worth seeing

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Check the view - over the wonderful old Barock-Town of Solothurn (Switzerland). Living near Solothurn is wonderful ... it's such a beautiful spot on this earth!

Thank Jonas B
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Was on a short vacation in Switzerland and because of bad dreary cold weather we changed our plans and headed to Solothurn. We have a visit in this medieval town. We walked up the grand stair case to the St Ursen. It was a very...More

1  Thank Angie P
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

In the right light the staircase makes a lovely pic. Inside is also worth a peep. Very similar to other cathedrals. Clean, well kept and appropriate for saying a small prayer.

1  Thank Samsue2015
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The building is shining white and on a sunny day you feel like somewhere in the south. Inside it is pretty much what you expect. All clean and very beautiful.

Thank Stefan G
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

St. Urs could be considered as the bride of "Solothurners"! It stands high facing the whole city with its white bright color... it is almost visible from anywhere close by, even from our home which is 2 villages away from Solothurn!! its stairway outside is...More

1  Thank Farah D
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