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Architecture trails

The people of Basel are receptive to modernity. This is the place to visit if you’re looking for state-of-the-art feats of architecture.

Basel has an impressive abundance of top-class contemporary architecture. Celebrity architects such as Mario Botta, Richard Meier or Renzo Piano have left their indelible mark here by way of sensational shapes and forms. Herzog & de Meuron – Basel’s very own architectural double act – could even be spotted downtown comparing designs over coffee. The brochure «Architecture in Basel» provides you with an overview of the most exciting objects in and around Basel. It also features three architecture trails, on which you can easily discover the true masterpieces of contemporary architecture in town on your own.

free entry
freely accessible / always open


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