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Rathaus

Marktplatz 9, Basel 4051, Switzerland (Altstadt)
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Ranked #10 of 79 attractions in Basel
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New Delhi, India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

At Markplatz, this building stands out, amazingly nice dark red with nice paintings, and a gold tip on top. Just beside Freire Strasse and so when we were there on Saturday, the market at Markplatz was in full swing, with lots of things to eat (bratwurst was good !)

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very nice building looking from outside. When I went inside it was closed but courtyard is open all the time.

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Arlington, Virginia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

From the outside, it looks like a very interesting building; inside it's just a building with some statues. The most interesting part are the paintings on the walls.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Fantastic exterior and courtyard to view. Not much to do on the inside but swing by if your in the area.

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Boston
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35 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We recently enjoyed seeing the Rathaus in Basel. It is a beautiful stand-out in Old Town but there isn't much to it. We couldn't get in and didn't see anywhere to buy a ticket to get in? They still have offices there and people working so I am guessing you cannot get inside but just have to walk around the... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Don't miss Out on this Beautiful courtyard! The house in itself is beuatiful but the real gem is the incredibly restored courtyard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I remember it from the days when I was 7/8 years old when my father took us here, and oh wonder, it has not changed, the clock, the red paint, the picturesque overall sight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Loved the statues in this building. They were awesome and so different I liked them a lot! It's located right by the main trolley stop and has many food, flower and produce carts.

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Grafenwohr, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

There is a market located in front of this rathaus that provides some nice local food and crafts. The rathaus itself stands out because it is all red, but it looks really interesting and you can get some nice photos of it. The square has a lot of buildings that look nice and actually make it look really appealing to... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's gothic, it's covered in paintings, and it's very very RED... that's Basel town hall! An astonishing building that tells of civic pride and confidence in the middle ages. Don't miss the lovely and funny details in the paintings and the stonework!

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