Sights & Attractions in Basel

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Name Category Location
 
Blaues und Weisses Haus
Built between 1763 and 1775 for two of the city's...
Houses / Mansions Altstadt
 
Fasnacht-Brunnen
Created by the Swiss artist Jean Tinguely, known...
Fountains Altstadt
 
Fischmarkt
Fishmongers once kept their catches...
Squares Altstadt
 
Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois
The statues on the facade depict the biblical...
Hotels Altstadt
 
Haus zum Kirschgarten
This 18th-century home was built as a palace...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt
 
Historisches Museum
Housed within the 13th-century Barfüsserkirche...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Altstadt
 
Kunsthalle
A must-see for lovers of contemporary art, this...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt
 
Kunstmuseum
In a city known for its museums, the...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt
 
Lällekönig
When a famous gate tower on the Grossbasel side...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Altstadt
 
Leonhardskirche
Like virtually all of Basel's churches, this one...
Religious Sites Altstadt
 
Marktplatz
Flowers, fruits, and vegetables are sold most...
Squares Altstadt
 
Martinskirche
Excellent acoustics make this church popular for...
Religious Sites Altstadt
 
Mittlere Rheinbrücke
Basel's most historic bridge is a good metaphor...
Bridges / Tunnels Altstadt
 
Münster
Basel's cathedral evolved into its current form...
Religious Sites Altstadt
 
Museum der Kulturen Basel
After a radical renovation by star architects...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt
 
Naturhistorisches Museum
All aspects of the natural sciences—from the...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt
 
Peterskirche
Peterskirche Evidence of Basel's late-Gothic...
Religious Sites Altstadt
 
Pharmazie-Historisches Museum
This museum showcases original and re-created...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt
 
Rathaus
This bright red edifice, which towers over...
Government Buildings Altstadt
 
Rheinsprung
A row of 15th- and 16th-century houses lines this...
Houses / Mansions Altstadt
 
Spalentor
Like the St. Alban-Tor, the Spalentor served as...
Architectural Sites Altstadt
 
Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel
Bordering on the Barfüsserplatz, this museum has...
Museums / Galleries Altstadt

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