Things to do in Basel

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    26 Tourist Attractions in Basel

    Must see places in Basel ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Basel and point of interests to visit.

  • Basel Zoo

    #1 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    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

  • Altstadt

    #2 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    Altstadt

    Tags: Historical Site, Old Town

    Address: Marktplatz, Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    You can’t have had a European city experience without visiting the Old Town. No place captures the charm and feel of a city other than the Old Town. Basel being a medieval city, the remnants of ...Read more

  • The Cathedral Munster

    #3 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    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

  • Kunst Museum

    #4 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    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

  • Museum Tinguely

    #5 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    Museum Tinguely

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum

    Address: Paul Sacher-Anlage 2, 4002 Basel, Switzerland

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    There’s something in the soil of Switzerland; the country has produced some stunningly talented people one after the other. One such gem is Jean Tinguely, a world renowned sculptor. He was known...Read more

  • Fondation Beyeler

    #6 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    Fondation Beyeler

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Baselstrasse 101, 4125 Riehen, Switzerland

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

    Yet another masterpiece of a museum you do not want to miss out on, the Fondation Beyler was considered the Mecca of all art lovers. In fact, it’s common knowledge that for decades on end, there...Read more

  • Rathaus

    #7 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    Rathaus

    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

  • Basel Paper Mill Museum

    #8 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    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

  • Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

    #9 of 26 Things To Do in Basel
    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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  • Spalentor

    Spalenvorstadt

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Römische Badruine

    Ernst-Eisenlohr-Straße 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Hölle

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Schönes Haus/Schöner Hof

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Chapelle du Vorbourg

    Route du Vorbourg 188

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Château

    Rue du 23-Juin 25

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Forêt de la Hardt

    Forests
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  • Bergsee

    Lakes
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  • Museum der Kulturen

    Münsterplatz 20

    Museums
  • Kunsthalle Basel

    Klostergasse 5

    Museums
  • Botanischer Garten der Universität

    Schönbeinstrasse 6

    Museums
  • Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel

    Steinenvorstadt 1

    Museums
  • Cartoonmuseum Basel

    Sankt Alban-Vorstadt 28

    Museums
  • Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

    Totengässlein 3

    Museums
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  • Sauna am Rhy

    St. Alban Rheinweg 195

    Amusement Parks
  • Rolf Walser, Vergnügungsbetriebe

    Spalentorweg 37

    Amusement Parks
  • Laser Game Evolution

    175 avenue Robert Schuman

    Amusement Parks Restaurants Landmarks
  • Vogelpark Steinen

    L136

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Royal Kids

    12 rue de d'Annecy

    Amusement Parks
  • Kiné-Fluo

    175 avenue Robert Schuman, Goolfy

    Amusement Parks
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  • Café-Bar Elisabethen

    Elisabethenstrasse 10

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Parterre

    Klybeckstrasse 1b

    Restaurants Bars
  • V.I.P. Restaurant SA

    Steinenvorstadt 32

    Restaurants Bars
  • Cafe del Mar

    Steinentorstrasse 30

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants
  • Don Pincho - Tapas Bar

    St. Johanns-Vorstadt 58

    Restaurants Bars
  • Restaurant Union

    Klybeckstrasse 95

    Restaurants Bars
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  • Grand Casino Basel

    Flughafenstrasse 225

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Gundeldinger-Casino Basel AG

    Güterstrasse 213

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants
  • Number One Spielothek

    Marktplatz 9

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielsalon Frieden

    Alte Mühlestraße 9

    Casinos and Gaming Restaurants Bars
  • Comptoir Milfort

    40 rue Jean Monnet

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielgruppe Schlössli

    In den Kleematten 13

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Landschaftspark Wiese

    Dog Parks
  • Club Canin de Habsheim

    Dog Parks
  • Laub

    Dog Parks
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  • Boje 422

    Beaches
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  • Erika

    Itelpfad 14

    Hiking
  • Wasserfallenbahn

    Oberbiel 62

    Hiking
  • Revue Thommen AG

    Hauptstrasse 85

    Hiking
  • Ruine Scheidegg

    Hiking
  • Knoll Wolfgang

    Silcherweg 4

    Hiking
  • Waldenburgertal

    Postfach 108

    Hiking
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