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An elegant building stands in a beautiful and peaceful Park.

Dating back to the14th century, it is one of the three preserved City Gates of Basel. The elegant... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
liucy752
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Taipei, Taiwan
Historic structure in park

St Albans Tor is situated in a quiet part of Basel not too far from the Rhine. Lovely spot for a... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Barry A
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Yet another gate. You have to love the gates. I think there was 4 we visited 3 of them. It was a challenge to visit them alll

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

St. Albans gate is average at best. Far better to go to the opposite side of the city and look at Spalentor (city gate).

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Dating back to the14th century, it is one of the three preserved City Gates of Basel. The elegant building stands in a beautiful and peaceful Park. What an awesome scenery. Though not as famous as the Spalentor, this medieval Gate still deserves a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank liucy752
Reviewed August 30, 2018

St Albans Tor is situated in a quiet part of Basel not too far from the Rhine. Lovely spot for a picnic and nice place for some photography. Definitely a must see attraction in the outskirts of Basel city.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Barry A
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Sitting on top of St. Alban's Tor, this gate is not quite as impressive as the Spalentor Gate, but still a nice example. In a quiet park, a short walk (past a part of the city wall) up from the Papermaking Museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

I walked through the city, and discovered the old St. Alban's Gate. It is a beautiful structure, and is most impressive. It's a must see!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across St Albans Gate when we were heading to the paper museum. Great little find and looked stunning in the snow

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pleshey
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We took the tram out to the gate as a starting point to explore this area. It is what it is, a stopping point on your walk! We then walked down the steps to the river but unfortunately it was a Monday and all the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Part of the history of the town so we visited it out of curiosity. Nothing special. We spent and average of ten minutes there for the sake of seeing it alone and simply because we had time on our hands.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed August 3, 2017

One of the last things to visit during a delightful stroll through the St Alban-Tal Quartier, Basel's "mini Venice". The park through the gateway is fairly underwhelming but has some nice vistas through to the Rhine.

Date of experience: July 2017
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