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Basel Sights

Spalentor (Spalen Gate)

  • Spalenvorstadt Map It
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Updated 10/03/2012

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Like the St. Alban-Tor, the Spalentor served as one of Basel's medieval city gates. 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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Updated 10/03/2012


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