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Dreilaendereck

Westquaistrasse 75, Basel 4057, Switzerland (Altstadt)
+41(0)61 6399540
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Ranked #34 of 80 Attractions in Basel
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Konstanz, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

As I understood - the real border is a little bit farer from the monument ... it's in the water 100 meters from the bank. So unfortunatelly I couldn't run around monument crying: "Switzerland! Germany! France!"=) But if you can realy imagine that it's the right one border or come in summer and swim - it's place to be seen..

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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a place with amazing view,one of its kind. The landmark was covered by beautiful flowers and rhine in front of it.difficult to locate but a must visit if in basel

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

It was a long walk to get here.....seemed kind of hidden and not a popular place. But, it was still a good 'free' activity to do while in Basel.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

For someone who visualizes border to be fences, this is a place to visit if you are in the Trination area. From here, you could see an amazing view of the Rhine river. You could stroll from Basel to Germany and cross across the bridge into Huningue and walk there to Basel again.

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Holtsville, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Nice view of Rhine River where Germany, France and Switzerland meet. In an industrial area . Interesting site to say you visited 3 countries . Some river cruise ships leave from here.

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Switzerland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
53 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

A place that you need to visit just to say you have stood in three lands at one time. Really simple and basic with no frills but fun to visit with friends and get a snap.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

This is a monument that shows where the borders of Switzerland, France, and Germany meet. The monument itself isn't a huge deal, but the walk there from the city center is a really nice walk through the Port of Basel and it's surrounding areas, and going here on a nice day would be totally worth your while. The monument is... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
30 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

Unless you're utterly captivated by the idea of taking a photo of a metal sculpture pointing out an industrial corner of the world where Switzerland, Germany, and France meet -- skip it.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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490 reviews 490 reviews
303 attraction reviews
440 helpful votes 440 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Located down by the city’s river port basins and adjacent to the river proper, this tri-country corner is mainly worth visiting in summer for a pleasant atmosphere by the riverside. You can watch the barges and pleasure craft sail past or board a river cruise vessel there – apart from that, there’s nothing to do except take a picture of... More

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Houston, Texas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
24 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

We read about Dreilaendereck (3 countries corner) where France & Germany & Switzerland meet and wanted to go there while we were staying in Basel. Fortunately we were with someone who knew right where it was & how to get there. We first took a tram & then walked about 15 - 20 minutes part of the time along the... More

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