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1 Munster Cathedral
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Rank: 1 About 17

This cathedral lies in the center of the oldest part of town and dates back to the 12th century. It is built in the typical Gothic and Romanesque style of architecture. The façade is built from red sandstone and the cathedral is an...

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Address: Hammerstrasse 46, 4058 Basel, Switzerland‎
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Cathedral
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Rank: 2 About 17

The Münster is considered to be among the main sights of Basel. The reformed church stands as a testimony to Gothic and Romanesque architecture. The cathedral depicts the varied historical aspects along with...

Reviewed by: Jacopo
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 Kunstmuseum
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Rank: 3 About 17

Kunstmuseum is a fine and the oldest museum in Switzerland.The museum features a collection of 19th and 20th century art that includes work from the expressionist, abstract, surrealist and impressionist periods.The...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: St. Alban-Graben 16
Type: Museums


3 Basel’s Old Town
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Rank: 4 About 17

Basel’s Old Town includes a number of tourist attractions such as the Museum of Ethnology, the Market Square, the Spalentor, the Fish Market, Museum of Art, St. Peter’s Church and the area around Munsterplatz. The Old Town region...

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Address: Clarastrasse 43, 4058 Basel, Switzerland‎ - 061 690 8080‎
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Discovery Trip in a Vintage Tram
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Rank: 5 About 17

This is a nostalgic tour, which one can enjoy, in a Vintage Tram to get to know more about the modern and historical events of the city of Basel. It is a memorable 1 hour trip which is held every Sunday from the SBB Railway Station and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Aeschenvorstadt 36, 4051 Basel, Switzerland‎ - 061 268 68 68
Type: Tours


5 Basler Zoologischer Garten
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Rank: 6 About 17

This zoological garden was founded in 1874 and is ranked as one of the best zoos in the world. It is spread across twenty six acres of land and includes six hundred species of animals with four thousand specimens in total. There are...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Binningerstrasse 40, 4054 Basel, Switzerland‎
Type: Parks and gardens


6 Camaparic Bar
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Rank: 7 About 17

Is a favorite with the rich and up market crowd who enjoy pop music and pop art. This place is situated opposite the fountain and behind the Basel art gallery.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Steinenberg 7
Type: Bars


7 Champions Sport Café
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Rank: 8 About 17

For the sports enthusiasts Champions Sport Café is a popular and spacious bar with several multiple TV sets tuned in to international and local soccer matches.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Nightlife


8 Museum für Gegenwartskunst
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Rank: 9 About 17

The Museum für Gegenwartskunst is based in a modern-styled building and features important collections of modern art.The museum houses photography, installations, book art, sculpture, painting and mixed...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Alban-Rheinweg 60
Type: Museums


9 Queens Disco Bar
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Rank: 10 About 17

For those who love dancing Queens Disco Bar is the right place to meet a mixture of people dancing the night away on the spacious dance floor. ...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Bars


10 Brauner Mutz
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Rank: 11 About 17

Brauner Mutz is a traditional bar with lengthy wooden tables and one can meet an energetic and boisterous crowd here.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Barfüsserplatz 10
Type: Nightlife


11 Café des Arts
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Rank: 12 About 17

Is a café style bar which has live piano music at night and a young and vivacious crowd.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Barfüsserplatz 6
Type: Nightlife


12 Stadt und Münstermuseum
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Rank: 13 About 17

Stadt und Münstermuseum houses medieval sculptures from the 13th century. The collection also includes architectural remnants.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: St Alban Tal 35-37
Type: Museums


13 Birds Eye Jazz Club
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Rank: 14 About 17

Is a lively jazz club with DJs spinning the tunes of the latest songs.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Kohlenberg 20
Type: Nightlife


14 Tinguely Museum
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Rank: 15 About 17

The Tinguely Museum houses the work by Jean Tinguely, Switzerland’s famous artist. The museum also contains a display of mechanized sculptures, drawings, writings and other delightful works.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Paul Sacher-Anlage 2
Type: Museums


15 Atlantis
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Rank: 16 About 17

Is a mini complex consisting of balconies and bars. This popular club features cutting jazz music, old rock and roll, electronic sounds, alternative music and more.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 13 Klosterberg
Type: Nightlife

Attractions close to Basel


Museum of Contemporary Art - 32.5 mi
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The Museum of Contemporary Art displays an overview of major art developments during the past hundred years. The current developments are shown along with the abstract paintings of the fifties. There is also the New Realism of the Twenties...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Marienstr. 10a, D-79098, Freiburg im Breisgau
Distance: 52.3
City: Freiburg im Breisgau

Type: Museums + Share


Augustiner Museum - 32.6 mi
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The Cultural and Art history of Upper Rhine is displayed at the Augustiner Museum. Herej, one can view religious symbolism, documented medieval goldsmith’s work, paintings, tapestries and sculptures of the Freiburg Cathedral. Pottery,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Gerberau 15, D-790098, Freibrug im Breisgau
Distance: 52.4
City: Freiburg im Breisgau

Type: Museums + Share

Neighbouring places: Basel


Badenweiler - 17.3 mi

Badenweiler can be described as a spa and health resort located in Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald district with regards to ‘Wurttemberg, Germany’. Badenweiler is located at the distance of 28 Km by rail as well as road from...

Distance: 27.8
City: Badenweiler

Freiburg - 32.8 mi

Freiburg is located in the southern part of Germany close to the Swiss and French border. It is almost entirely surrounded by mountains and hills. Freiburg is considered...

Distance: 52.8
City: Freiburg

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