Best Things To Do in Basel, Switzerland

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Basel, Switzerland

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  1. # 1 of 589 Things To Do in Basel | Added 2231 times in trip plans
    Basel Zoo

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Binningerstrasse 40, 4054 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Basel Zoo is renowned not only for its repertoire of animals, but also for the breeding program where they breed endangered species in captivity. Spanning almost 17 hectares, the Basel Zoo is a fu...Read more

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    The Cathedral Munster

    Tags: Religious Site, View Point, Cathedral

    Address: Rittergasse 3, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Basel Cathedral is a popular tourist attraction. Standing tall overlooking the Rhine, it doesn’t take much to deduce the importance of this red sandstone walled twin towered Cathedral. Rebui...Read more

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    Kunst Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Sankt Alban-Graben 16, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Basel is no strangers to museums! Home of the oldest museum of Switzerland, the Kunstmuseum’s exhibits are divided into two time frames- the 1400-1600 and 1800 to the present. A not-so-consolida...Read more

  4. # 4 of 589 Things To Do in Basel | Added 473 times in trip plans

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: AltstadtGrossbasel, Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Rathaus or City Hall, dominated the Market Plaza with its red facade. Built in the 1501, the City Hall was built to symbolize the city inclusion in to the Swiss Confederate. The centre of City Hal...Read more

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    Basel Paper Mill Museum

    Tags: Museum, Arts And Crafts, Specialty Museum

    Address: Sankt Alban-Tal 37, 4052 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    There are very few places left in the world, where you can see the process of how paper is made, in the very same place it used to be made during its glory days. What used to be a fully functional pap...Read more

  6. # 6 of 589 Things To Do in Basel | Added 835 times in trip plans
    Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Steinenvorstadt 1, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Imagine a museum full of toys! Not only is it guaranteed fun for the kids, but even the adults will relive their childhood with the sheer variety of toys on display here. The SpielzeugWelten Museum Ba...Read more

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    Historisches Museum Barfusser Platz

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum

    Address: Barfusserplatz 4, 4001 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    With its exteriors as impressive as the interiors, the History Museum leaves no stone unturned to wow you! Housed within a 14th century church, the Church of the Shoeless Friars, no places chronicles ...Read more

  8. # 8 of 589 Things To Do in Basel | Added 912 times in trip plans

    Tags: Landmark

    Address: Spalenvorstadt, 4056 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Not many know this, but in the medieval days, Basel was a walled city complete with city gates. Three of these city gates still stand and the most beautiful and grandest one of them all is the Gate of...Read more

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    Radisson Blu Hotel

    Address: Steinentor strasse 25, Basel, Basel, CH-400, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a 205roomed hotel that offers modern amenities; accommodation options include some 6 junior suites, an Antique suite and a duplex suite. Between 5pm and 7pm they have special discounts on drin...Read more

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    Papa Joe's

    Address: Barfüsserplatz/ Stadtcasino, CH-4051 Basel

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Eating at Papa is a great experience. The place offers a unique and fantastic ambience. The food is mainly local cuisine and they also play some really nice soft music in the background. There is a ca...Read more

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    Ploy Siam Restaurant

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Güterstrasse 187, 4053 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:30 am - 02:00 pm Details

    For enjoying the authentic Thai food, Ploy Siam Restaurant can be the perfect choice with its generous portion of food at a cheap price and friendly service of the staffs who are multilingual. Juicy m...Read more

  12. # 12 of 589 Things To Do in Basel | Added 53 times in trip plans
    Ueli Stube

    Address: Riehenring 67 4058 Basel, Switzerland +41 61 681 40 07

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are looking for some great food and good service at the same time, then you might as well try UEli Stube. The place is very popular with locals and travellers from around the country....Read more

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    Zum Rothen Schneck Image

    Address: Oberer Rheinweg 67, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

    The Zum Rothen Schneck right on the banks of the Rhine River is one of the hidden jewels of the city offering ethereal views of the river to enjoy for hours on end. This three-storied building with an...Read more

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    Kirchgemeindehaus Oekolampad

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Allschwilerpl. 22, 4055 Basel, Switzerland

    The Church of the Oekolampad (Oekolampad, also known as the Oekolampad) is a Protestant-Reformed church in the city of Basel since 2011. It is named after the Basel reformer, Johannes Oekolampad. The ...Read more

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    Schweizerhof Hotel

    Address: Centralbahnplatz 1, Basel, Basel, 4002, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The hotel is in a good location, opposite the railway station and near many city attractions. You can easily go into downtown; just a few minutes drive. Drinks are for free as well as some bottled wat...Read more

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