Basel Sights

Marktplatz (Marketplace)

  • South of Marktg. Map It
  • Altstadt
  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Fodor's Review

Flowers, fruits, and vegetables are sold most mornings from open stands in this central square. In fall and winter passersby purchase bags of hot roasted chestnuts, the savory scent of which wafts through the square.

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South of Marktg., Basel, 4051, Switzerland

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  • Market: Mon.–Thurs. 8:30–2, Fri. and Sat. 8:30–6


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