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Basel Sights

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois (Three Kings Hotel)

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Updated 10/15/2012

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The statues on the facade depict the biblical three wise men and are thought to date from 1754. The young general Napoléon Bonaparte lunched here in 1797 and an opulently decorated suite is named after him. Noteworthy guests have included Queen Elizabeth II, Charles Dickens, and Picasso. In 1897 the great Hungarian-born Jewish writer Theodor Herzl stayed here during the first Zionist Congress, which laid the groundwork for the founding of the state of Israel.

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Blumenrain 8, Basel, 4051, Switzerland

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