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“Unusual” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Goetheanum

Goetheanum
Ruettiweg 45, Dornach 4143 , Switzerland
+41 (0)61 706 42 42
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Dornach
Type: Architectural Buildings, Convention Centers, Other
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Cork
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Unusual”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband was interested in visiting this building having read about it in the Switzerland book. Unfortunately when we got there we were too late to see the main auditorium it closes at 2.30) The views from the balcony are great and the buildings in the surrounding area also of interest. The Swiss are not afraid to look at architecture in a different light.

Visited September 2013
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Basel, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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“Plan a trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

If you are in Basel and want to visit some countryside, plan a trip to Arlesheim for at least half a day. Arlesheim is a pretty little village to wander around. You can visit the Dom, the cathedral in Domplatz, Walk around the Ermitage, which is a patched wald and then visit the Goetheanum. There are plenty of places to browse, get coffee and lunch.
You just need to hop onto the No. 10 tram.

Visited June 2013
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Basel, Switzerland
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“Unique, only in Basel (well actually Dornach)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Goetheanum in Dornach is the world centre of antroposophy, invented by Rudolf Steiner. Might be a hit, might be a flop, depends on your taste. Certainly out of the ordinary.

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Esher
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“Incredible Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This place reflects the genius of it's founder/designer, Rudolph Steiner. It is absolutely huge with amazing architectural features. Book a tour to get a good insight into the place. There's a cafe and gift shop as well.

Visited March 2013
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Bologne
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“Must-see for any Anthroposophist!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

A wonderful experience for anyone interested in the work of Rudolph Steiner. Fascinating buildings surround the imposing Goetheanum. Springtime is the time to visit: blossoming trees at the foot of the building and brooding skies frame the building for dramatic photos of the many organic angles and forms. The painted staircases and fascinating stained glass windows, the wonderful library of anthroposophical books, the excellent, spacious lecture halls, the sculpture of the Representation of Man, the many exhibitions make this building a wonderful place to experience.

Visited April 2012
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