Basel Sights

Fischmarkt (Fish Market)

  • Northwest of Marktpl. Map It
  • Altstadt
  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Fishmongers once kept their catches marketfresh on this square, whose fountain basin served as a sort of communal cooler. The fountain itself dates from 1390 and features figures of the Virgin Mary, St. Peter, and John the Baptist.

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Northwest of Marktpl., Basel, 4051, Switzerland

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Published 04/14/2015


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