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Sightseeing

Park im Grünen

Basel Region

The Park in Grünen is a well-loved recreational area on the edge of the city. The asphalted paths are enjoyed by walkers, skaters and bicycle riders and there are also sports facilities, playgrounds and wonderful green spaces.

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Novartis Campus

Basel Zentrum

The campus located at the Novartis headquarters has already become a true Mecca for modern architecture. The planning was conducted by the famous Italian architect Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani.

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Château Haut-Koenigsbourg

Frankreich

The Château Haut-Koenigsbourg is located in the heart of the Alsace wine-growing region. Entering through the doors of the impressive château is trip back to the Middle Ages.

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Ruins of Farnsburg Castle

Basel Region

Nestled in the heart of the wonderful rolling hills of Basel-Country, the ruins of Farnsburg Castle are a popular destination for hikers.

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Lange Erlen Animal Park

Basel Region

Founded in 1871, Lange Erlen Animal Park is a popular destination for families.

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Steinwasen Park

Deutschland

With its breathtaking mountain landscape and various attractions, Steinwasen Park is an outdoor experience for all the family.

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St. Johanns-Tor

Basel Zentrum

St. Johanns-Tor (St. Johanns Gate) is one of the three surviving entrance gates to the old mediaeval walled city, which formed part of the fortifications built shortly after the great earthquake of 1356.

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St. Alban-Tor

Basel Zentrum

The St. Alban-Tor (St.Alban's Gate), dating back to ca. 1400, was part of the fortifications of the old walled city and is the gateway to a magical quarter of the city.

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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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Schwarzbubenland

Basel Region

It is not merely by accident that Schwarzbubenland is known as the jewel in the crown of north-west Switzerland. A great way to explore the rolling hills, gorges and valleys is by foot or by mountain bike.

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Basel Old Town

Basel Zentrum

Take a walk with us around Basel Old Town, one of the most well-preserved and prettiest in Europe, and be surprised by the wide variety of architecture, unparalleled in any other city.

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Blue and White Houses

Basel Zentrum

These former residences on Rheinsprung were purchased by the municipality of Basel-City in 1942 and 1968 and today are used by the Department of Commerce, Social Affairs and the Environment.

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Roche-Tower

Basel Zentrum

Roche's "Building 1" can rightly be labelled the modern landmark of Basel since it is the tallest building in Switzerland and visible well beyond the city boundaries.

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Basel exhibition centre

Basel Zentrum

The new Messe Basel trade fair building is one of the city's newer landmarks. The central architectural urban feature of the hall complex, developed by Herzog & de Meuron, is the City Lounge.

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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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