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Basler Münster

Basel Zentrum

Together with the Mittlere Brücke, the Cathedral is the most famous landmark of Basel. With its red sandstone walls, colourful roof tiles and twin towers, no other building adorns the cityscape of Basel like the Cathedral.

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City Hall

Basel Zentrum

The City Hall is the seat of the Basel government and its parliament. In the midst of the Old Town, it is particularly eye-catching with its red facade, the characteristic tower and playful frescoes.

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Ferries

Basel Zentrum

Take a trip across the Rhine in style and comfort on one of the four ferries that connect Kleinbasel with Grossbasel.

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Fondation Beyeler

Basel Zentrum

By building Renzo Piano’s museum in 1997, the Fondation Beyeler made its collection accessible to the public.

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Kunsthalle Basel

Basel Zentrum

Kunsthalle Basel is dedicated to exhibiting, discussing, and reflecting on the art of the present, and it has been so ever since its founding in 1872.

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Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart

Basel Zentrum

Kunstmuseum Basel | Contemporary is a joint undertaking by the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, the Christoph Merian Foundation and the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

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Kunstmuseum Basel | main building

Basel Zentrum

The main building of Kunstmuseum Basel, dating from 1936, was designed by Basel-based architect Rudolf Christ together with master builder Paul Bonatz from Stuttgart, both advocates of conservative modernism.

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Kunstmuseum Basel | new building

Basel Zentrum

The new extension located opposite the main building and joined to it by an underground walkway is a top-quality exhibition venue for contemporary art presentation and a further architectural highlight in the City of Basel.

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Marktplatz

Basel Zentrum

The market square is dominated by the impressive City Hall, the seat of government of the Canton of Basel-Stadt. During the week, the market on the square sells fresh vegetables, fruit and flowers.

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Messeturm by Morger & Degelo

Basel Zentrum

At 105 metres, the Messeturm is a notable landmark of Basel's skyline and is a key feature of the city's modern face.

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Mittlere Brücke

Basel Zentrum

There is hardly another monument in the city of Basel that has become such a symbol of the city as the Mittlere Brücke. Opened in 1226, it is one of the oldest Rhine crossings between Lake Constance and the North Sea.

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Museum Tinguely

Basel Zentrum

Situated directly on the Rhine, the Museum Tinguely, built after plans by the Ticinese architect Mario Botta, houses the greatest collection of works by Jean Tinguely (1925–1991), one of the most innovative and important Swiss artists of the 20th century.

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Pfalz

Basel Zentrum

The Pfalz viewing terrace in Basel offers fantastic views over the Old Town and as far as the border triangle.

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Spalentor

Basel Zentrum

The Spalentor is the most magnificent and impressive of the three surviving entrance gates to the old walled city, which date back to 1400.

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Tinguely Fountain

Basel Zentrum

Where the stage of the old city theatre company once stood, in 1977 Jean Tinguely created sculptural machines in a shallow fountain and in the process gifted Basel a famous new landmark.

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