An iconic architectural ensemble of the city of Neuchâtel.
Built in the late 10th century, the Castle not only gave birth to the city at the foot of its ramparts, but also gave the city its name: Novum Castellum (new castle). Proudly enthroned on their hill, the Castle and the 12th-century Collegiate Church are Neuchâtel's undisputed icons. The exterior of the Collegiate Church and its slender towers, as well as its cloister, have just undergone a complete restoration. Be sure not to miss the cenotaph of the Counts of Neuchâtel!
Monday - Sunday
- 08:00 - 20:00
Good to know
- Attention: currently undergoing renovation, the Collégiale is only partly open to the public (until 2022)
- The cenotaph or tomb of the counts of Neuchâtel, one of the major works of mediaeval sculpture in Switzerland, is no longer visible (until the end of 2019)