Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Basel is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Basel a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Basel.
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Marktplatz, Basel, Switzerland
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 which are still lurking around in Old Town makes for a fascinating visit to the city’s heart. The Market Plaza or Marktplatz is the main area wh...
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Rittergasse 3, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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. Rebuilt after an earthquake, the restored Munster followed the architectural guidelines of Gothic and Romanesque architecture. The interiors are richly emb...
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Paul Sacher-Anlage 2, 4002 Basel, Switzerland
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 for making sculptures with mundane articles and turning them into absolute joys to view. Be careful not to touch any of the mechanical pieces of art ...
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Baselstrasse 101, 4125 Riehen, Switzerland
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 was a pilgrimage of sorts that used to convene in Basel at the house of Ernest Beyeler, the quintessential art collector!
The exhibits at the Fondati...
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Sankt Alban-Tal 37, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 paper mill in the medieval times, has now been restored and transformed into the Basel Paper Mill Museum.
Taking you back to a time when there were a dim...
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Barfusserplatz 4, 4001 Basel, Switzerland
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 the city’s past as well as the History Museum. The primary exhibits here focus of Basel’s cathedral treasure troves- tapestries, wooden sc...