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Sightseeing

Dom and Ermitage Arlesheim

Basel Region

The cathedral is the undisputed landmark of Arlesheim. This idyllic village situated in the canton of Basel is also worth a visit for its impressive English gardens.

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Steinen Bird Sanctuary

Deutschland

Over 1000 species of birds can be found at Vogelpark Steinen.

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Castel Bürgeln

Deutschland

Castel Bürgeln, a manor house in Germany's Markgräflerland, is well worth a visit. Begun in 1762 and completed two years later, it is now a popular venue for seminars and other events.

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Castel of Bottmingen

Basel Region

The moated castle of Bottmingen, a community to the south-west of Basel, is a highlight for all romantics. Dating from the 13th century, it is one of the few such buildings in Switzerland that are still intact.

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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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St. Jakob-Park | Football stadium

Basel Region

St. Jakob-Park is Switzerland's largest football stadium and home ground of FC Basel. It is important in both architectural and sporting terms.

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Südpark

Basel Hauptbahnhof

An ensemble of buildings, Südpark is a project with a wide variety of functions, requirements and uses.

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Elsässertor

Basel Hauptbahnhof

Elsässertor by Herzog & de Meuron, along with neighbouring buildings by Richard Meier, Diener & Diener, Cruz & Ortiz and Giraudi & Wettstein make for an impressive ensemble of urban architecture.

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Jacob Burckhardt Haus und Peter Merian Haus

Basel Hauptbahnhof

Travellers arriving by train at Basel SBB station will immediately notice the shimmering silver Jacob Burckhardt Haus and gleaming green Peter Merian Haus.

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Zentralstellwerk SBB

Basel Hauptbahnhof

The Central Signal Box boasts an extraordinary location, set between the train tracks at the point where the road crosses the railway.

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Euregio-Geschäftshaus

Basel Zentrum

The renowned architect Richard Meier, who was responsible for projects such as the Getty Center in Los Angeles, completed his first building in Switzerland in 1996: the Euregio Geschäftshaus in Basel.

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Antoniuskirche

Basel Flughafen

Built between 1925 and 1927 by architect Karl Moser, the church in the St. Johann district was Switzerland's first concrete place of worship, built from unfinished exposed concrete.

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Head office of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Basel Zentrum

The BIS Tower is 69.5 metres high and was constructed by architect Martin Burckhardt between 1972 and 1977. It houses the head office of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

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Schloss Binningen

Basel Region

Historic Schloss Binningen is located at the centre of the municipality of Binningen, near Basel.

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