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Rathaus

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Address: Marktplatz 9, Basel 4001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 0041-0-61-267-8654
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The Parliament House, or Rathaus, is iconic in Switzerland. Everyone knows, just by looking at it, it is in Basel. The incredible architecture, murals and statues are definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Parliament House, or Rathaus, is iconic in Switzerland. Everyone knows, just by looking at it, it is in Basel. The incredible architecture, murals and statues are definitely worth a look. Right outside is the farmers market, so that is a must too.

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the most colorful building in Basel Some parts date to the 1501 Ther is a massive clock and lots of beautiful paintings dating back to 1608

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking from the river Rhine into the Market Place you are confronted by a large red building with many interesting features looking around the courtyard inside was amazing with ancient statues and paintings as we visited at the end of the day no one was available to talk with. we then walked back to the river and watched people floating... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting architecture is something that makes this building worth to see if you are around. Defenetly something you need to put in plan for city walk.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun stop on any trip to Basel. The building has impressive and unique architechture. Well worth a stop. The Street Market just outside, on the town square was equally impressive. Lots or regional foods and produce. Interesting locally produced items. Also worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overlooking the square where lots of cafe and restaurants are located . The red exterior colour stand out very well Paintings inside the building is old yet well preserved Great if there are some write up in English Still it is worth a visit while in Basel

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The town hall is a beautiful, deep red, baroque style building in Marktplatz. Lovely to have a look inside the Rathaus and then stroll through the market outside.

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Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have much time here but the building and the paintings were impressive. The old brickwork, the colors and the location had a very romantic and historic feel. I would have liked to have had more time to see the rest of the building.

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Pietra Ligure, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful town hall that I have ever seen. With lots of paintings on the walls and very well preserved and restored. It's in the center of Basel with Markplatz in front of with lots of cafe and restaurants.

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Marketplatz has lots of markets and this building overlook the square. It is a very red brick. Rathaus mean "town hall".

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