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The Open Church is a postconfessionalist church for each and everybody whatever they believe in. Wether you are looking for silence or for a lively disco: We cater to your needs. The church opens on weekdays at 10am and closes at 7pm. Our café...more
That's what we found also in the very center of the old Basel, a very nice and elegant Gothic Kirche Elizabethen. It is not so old sanctuary, dating from the second half of nineteenth century when it was built and now located, here in the...More
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Frank L, Geschäftsführer at Open Church Basel, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018
Dear Oleg! We feel understood and very carefully described by your words! Have a safe onward journey and get back home safely!
From the outside it looks like a church, and with so much going on outside you might just walk past it. However, as you approach from the front door (it looks shut. It’s open, just try the door) you’ll open it to a church come...More
It’s a not so big but quite a beautiful church. There was a small cafe too. (It’s a bit weird for me to see a cafe just in the church). We walked 230 steps up to the top and enjoyed a stunning view. But the...More
A city of culture for connoisseurs on the Rhine. Switzerland's oldest university city, tradition-conscious yet open-minded, with a beautiful cobbled Old Town and modern architecture designed by Herzog and de Meuron, Mario Botta, Richard Meyer, Diener and Diener, and Fondation Beyeler by Renzo Piano. Take...More
We stopped by on our walk around Basel. The building is gorgeous. We wrote a prayer and lit a candle. It was peaceful and serene. A perfect place to reflect on our world during our travels.
Frank L, Geschäftsführer at Open Church Basel, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017
Dear TexasJulieB: You just found what is so precious about our beautiful church: The silence and the prayer. The prayer you wrote will be cited aloud during our noon-prayers ("Stadtgebet"). Blessings for your onward journey! Frank