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Guided tour of the Town Hall


The magnificent 16th century Town Hall on the Marktplatz is still the seat of government for the Canton of Basel-Stadt even today. Here you will encounter a combination of architecture, art and politics. During our tour of the impressive rooms of parliament and the cantonal government, we will give you more information about the canton's political history and the current situation.

English on Saturdays at 4.30 pm
German on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays

30 Minutes

Meeting point
Courtyard of the Town Hall

Every Monday, Thursday and Saturday from April to October, every Thursday and Saturday from November to March

English:   on Saturdays 4.30 - 5.00 pm.
German:  on Mondays and Thursdays 5.30 -6.00 pm and 6.30 - 7.00 pm, on Saturdays 3.30 - 4.00 pm.

Getting there

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