Basel Sights

Spalentor (Spalen Gate)

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  • Altstadt
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Published 04/14/2015

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Refurbished in 2014, the Spalentor once served as Basel's most important medieval city gate. More imposing than graceful, the 14th-century structure has a toothy wooden portcullis; note Basel's coat of arms atop the gate.

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Spalenvorstadt, Basel, 4051, Switzerland

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Published 04/14/2015


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