My Favorites | Highlights

My Favorites | Highlights

City Managers favorite places

5/5

Changemaker

Shops and markets

The shop only sells products that have been produced sustainably, are organic or Fairtrade. Regional or international cooperation with small production companies is often used to support local and int...

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5/5

unternehmen mitte

Nightlife

The cult bar in the centre of Basel. In the hall in the middle there is a great program with events: Salsa nights, yoga or public discussions on current topics. It has a bar with windows to the street...

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5/5

Grün 80

Squares, Parks and Playgrounds

A large, beautiful park. Also to be found in the so-called Green 80 or park "im Grünen" is a children's park to play and a mini golf course.

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Spalenberg

Sights

The area around the Spalenberg is a wild network of small alleys. They give a wonderful impression of Basel's old town and its architecture. The small streets are home to a variety of small, alternati...

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5/5

Rhine promenade

Sights

The beautiful Rhine promenade invites you to take a walk and linger, especially in fine weather. You have a great view of the houses on the Grossbasel side. In the summer, the Rhine promenade is very...

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5/5

Grenzwert

Nightlife

A bar with a retro look. The interior is a mixture of grandma's living room and an eerie hunting lodge. With its special ambience, a large selection of good cocktails, bar food and cool musical perfor...

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Landestelle

Restaurants

The Landestelle restaurant, which is also a bar, is located directly on the Rhine and offers various menus at lunchtime and aperitifs in the evenings, especially delicious platters with specialities a...

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Cartoonmuseum

Culture

The Cartoon Museum Basel is the only museum in Switzerland devoted exclusively to satirical art – ranging from the caricature to the comic.

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5/5

Fondation Beyeler

Culture

The Fondation Beyeler is an art museum and a foundation. She is the owner of the art collection of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler. It is very popular not only because of its often elaborate exhibitions, but...

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Top 10 for first-time visitors

5/5

Zoo Basel

Adventure, Leisure Time, Guided Tours

Basel Zoo is small but fine. The Basel Zolli (as Baselers call it) has had a renovated restaurant and a new spacious elephant enclosure since summer 2015. The construction of a large oceanium is also...

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5/5

Town hall

Sights

In the centre of the market square, the town hall immediately stands out with its red façade. Construction work ran from 1504 to 1514 and the town hall is still today the seat of the Basel government...

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5/5

Cathedral of Basel

Sights

Basel Cathedral is one of the city's landmarks. The reddish colour of the sandstone, the colourful roof tiles and the two narrow towers, which can be seen from a large part of the city, have shaped Ba...

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5/5

Fountain of Tinguely

Sights

The Tinguely Fountain (whose official name is actually Fasnachtsbrunnen) is one of the landmarks of the city of Basel and is very centrally located near the Theater Basel in the immediate vicinity of...

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5/5

Bar Rouge

Nightlife

The stylish bar is located in the Messeturm, more precisely at 105 m height. The large glass windows offer a breathtaking view of the city and the surrounding countryside. Besides a variety of drinks,...

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