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Address: Marktplatz 9, Basel 4051, Switzerland

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Amazing painted walls inside and out. Red hue with very large murals - I haven't seen this sort of decoration before. Ask the concierge to let you up onto the 3rd floor so you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Aylesbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Amazing painted walls inside and out. Red hue with very large murals - I haven't seen this sort of decoration before. Ask the concierge to let you up onto the 3rd floor so you can see the roof too. Also visit the market in front of the building.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Really oriental - looking building in the centre of the old city with a lovely market outside it. Gorgeous. Must-see whilst sipping a coffee from one of the market vendors. Just magical.

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belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Original building, never seen elsewhere, much detail in the decoration.Take your photocamera with you.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

So in short, this looks great and the internal has some stunning artwork. But it seems it's kept open at night time so go in when it's dark as well...it's very very creepy.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

What an exterior! It makes the Marktplatz come alive. I don't know whether tours are available but the parts you can see from walking around the entrance area and exterior are not to be missed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I like history breathing what flows from our prodecesors. You could admire frescas on building. And in heart of town is full of assorted historical memory.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It easy to get to as a number of trams stop right out front and you really can't miss it. I visited the outside only and under the arches and there seems to be lack of English signs. I didn't know how to visit the inside, so I should have done my research before going there. Still it is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I visited the place on the weekend morning. They arranged small groceries stall in front of the building. The architecture and the colour is astonishing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This beautiful red building is hard difficult to miss as it is in the city cetnre. Both from the outside but also from the inside it is really beautiful especially if you go during Christmas and in the night where they have a big beautiful Christmas tree! All in all, it is a must see attraction!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you go on a trip to the Old Town or market plaza and miss seeing this building then you must be color blind. This very striking reddish structure contain some unique embellishments such as a side wall panel inside the square with different faces. As other TA reviews mentioned, it would have been good if more English descriptions are... More 

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