Architekturwoche Basel: Modern architecture – sightseeing around the Swiss SBB railway station


The area surrounding the Swiss SBB railway station features an impressive variety of architecture by some of the leading architects of our era. Numerous fascinating structures by contemporary star architects give this district its urban vibrancy. Highlights include the Central Signal Box, the Elsässertor and the Meret Oppenheim high-rise building by Herzog & de Meuron, modern residential and commercial buildings by Diener & Diener Architekten and the Markthalle with its impressive domed roof, erected in 1929.

German (this tour can be booked in other languages for individual groups)

11.00 am - 12.30 pm

1.5 hours

Meeting point
Swiss SBB railway station, at the meeting point in the booking hall

Tour ending point


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