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A large moving art installation visible from quite far away. Really not worth making a special... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Barry A
Colchester, United Kingdom

Well i wasn't intentionally looking for it, i just found it on my way to the city center It is a... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

A large moving art installation visible from quite far away. Really not worth making a special visit to see but very nice if you pass it by.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barry A
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

It is a big piece of art that moves. Interesting for a minute or two. Worth looking out the tram window as you pass.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Well i wasn't intentionally looking for it, i just found it on my way to the city center It is a nice moving sculpture to be seen on the way

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Haidi-Mikhail
Reviewed December 29, 2017

I felt deja vu, since I saw this kind of object in Frankfurt long time ago probably... quite huge, so someone might be surprised on the street

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

OK shocking pun. And no, it didn’t make the sculpture any better than the photos you’ve seen, but I do like that he’s taking it to UBS and that it’s free. Bizarrely many of the street sculptures are moving or working in some way which...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

This is an impressive moving sculpture which we saw from the tram whilst travelling with our children and grandchildren, but you would need to get off the tram to take a decent photo or video. It only needs a short stop for viewing as lots...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is one of the few "Hammering Men" situated around the world. A must see in Basel, located in center of Basel just down from the train station. Hammers everyday except, May 1st, International Labor Day, where he takes a rest and does not move....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Went to see on our tour of Basel - great first impression but wouldn't dedicate time to see it. Lots more in Basel to tick off this list.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Devon B
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Please, don't go out of your way to see this. It's just a statue ... that hammers. Viewing it on the tram as you pass through Aeshenplatz is plenty.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Karin B
Reviewed May 26, 2017

It does not worth it to visit the Hammering Man, but if you are in the area or in the tram, be careful not to miss it, because it is an interesting spectacle

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ilGrec0
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