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Central point in City

You can use your hotel provided free tram pass here to catch a tram to almost anywhere in the city... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greg B
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Just like in major cities in Europe

Every major European city has this kind of a market place where vendors , shops , shows , cafes... read more

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Marktplatz, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You can use your hotel provided free tram pass here to catch a tram to almost anywhere in the city. Plenty of places to eat or just have a coffee.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Basel, come to the Marktplatz. Here you will find local vendors, good coffee and fresh baked bread and croissants, filled with delicious fruit marmalade and/or chocolate! Basel is a very tourist friendly city. They offer every visitor Free public transportation and hot spots...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Markplatz is probably the main central area of Basel but there is not much here except the beautiful red Rathaus. On three sides there are the usual expensive restaurants (everywhere is expensive in Basel) and on the other side is the Rathaus. In the middle...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every major European city has this kind of a market place where vendors , shops , shows , cafes abound. And Basel is no exception . Amidst the shops and passing train this is something nice to just laze away . The city has a...More

Thank doctorfoxtrot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many choices. Delicious ! So exotic. Nice location. Clean. Friendly vendors. Bring cash. Closes early on Monday’s.

Reviewed July 28, 2018

as guest of most hotel, you will get a free pass to take the tram that will bring you to the central market place. Most of the day you will find a nice market with chees, some specialities, and also vegetables and fruits. Have a...More

Thank Jean Pierre B
Reviewed July 12, 2018

As Basel is not a place where you can spend lots of time seeing lots of sights then this is a place where you can wonder around and kill some time. The town Hall which is near by is worth a visit and taking a...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Nice area. Closest thing to open European markets I experienced in Basel. Lots of people so it is nice to sit and people watch for a bit and take in the culture.

Thank DrSopa
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We enjoy coming to this area because of everything it has to offer. Lots of shopping and neat places to grab a snack and relax.

Thank Charles s
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The square is busy with people, mostly locals, buying from the market stalls, selling, primarily, food and flowers.

Thank Mario V
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Response from Denise G | Reviewed this property |
Yes we were there in August and found it the same. A great walking town and most open on sunday.