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Ranked #1 of 70 attractions in Basel
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #2 of 70 attractions in Basel
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Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #3 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #4 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 70 attractions in Basel
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #6 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Zoos
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Category: Zoos
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Ranked #10 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #11 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #12 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Art Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums

Take the tram #2 or 15 to Wettsteinpl. and bus #31 or 36 to "Museum Tinguely."  The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 11am-7pm. Admission is 10 Francs for adults and 7 Francs for... more »

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Ranked #14 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Special interest museum features a historic variety of play objects including dolls, dollhouses, Teddy bears, carrousels and... more » Owner description: Special interest museum features a historic variety of play objects including dolls, dollhouses, Teddy bears, carrousels and miniatures from all over the world. « less
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Ranked #15 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #16 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Science Museums; Museums
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Ranked #17 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Around 1200, a second outer fortification of the town was built.
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Ranked #18 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Museum in the Church The Barfusser Church owes its name to the barefooted Franciscans, the mendicant order that built it... more » Owner description: The Museum in the Church The Barfusser Church owes its name to the barefooted Franciscans, the mendicant order that built it as a convent church in the 14th century. As the HMB flagship, the Barfusser Church has housed one of the oldest collections on the Upper Rhine since 1894. Among its treasures are attractions of world-class calibre such as the Basel Cathedral Treasury, the Basel Dance of Death and some very fine medieval tapestries. Representing the Early Modern Age is a Great Cabinet of Curiosities showcasing Basel's long tradition as a city of private collectors ranging from Erasmus of Rotterdam, the Amerbach and Faesch families to the famous historian Jacob Burckhardt. Visitors are invited to embark on a journey through the ages and to discover the history of Basel from Celtic times to the 21st century. The museum shop stocks an attractive range of cards and gifts, while the Cafe BARfusserkirche has free WLAN and a quiet corner making it the perfect place to linger and savour the unique atmosphere of the church.Both shop and cafe can be accessed free of charge. « less
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Ranked #23 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #24 of 70 attractions in Basel
  • one word: BEAUTIFUL 01/05/2013
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #26 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Fountains; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #28 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 70 attractions in Basel
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 70 attractions in Basel
  • New Art Museum 08/06/2014
Category: Museums
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