About Basel

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Basel, a city in Switzerland, is considered as an underrated tourist destination. The city is located at the north western corner of Switzerland. Basel is giving prime importance on tourism because of its beautiful landscapes, arts, culture, museums, historical buildings, rich cultures, etc. The city is highly attractive with old buildings and narrow streets. There are more than 25 theaters, 40 museums, art galleries, operas, ballets, etc in Basel. The Right Time to Visit The famous Fasnacht and Vogel Gryff festivals are conducting in Spring and winter. However, the best time to visit Basel is during summers. The trade fairs … Continue reading

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The Great art dealers Hildy and Ernst Beyeler established the Beyeler Foundation or the Foundation Beyeler.  Ernst Beyeler was excited by the vision of combining groups of works by major artists from the last hundred years with sculptures from Africa and Oceania in a compatible setting. And that is why he set off to build a magnificent house for the collection he had acquired over the long years of his career. The location had to be such that it gave justice to the masterpieces included in his collections and the beautiful grounds of the Villa Berower estate, provided by the … Continue reading

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Basel happens to be one of the choicest tourist destinations of Switzerland with a beautiful medieval old town center, a famous Carnival and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron. Museum Jean Tinguely is a museum worth a visit in this city and a popular one among the kids standing at just a 15 minute walk east from Mittlere Brücke. You can also take the bus no. 36 to reach the museum. The building was designed by Mario Botta. The entry fee is 10 CHF adults and is free … Continue reading

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Basel happens to one of the best tourist destinations of Switzerland with natural beauty at its best as well as several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron. Basel also takes pride in its rich architectural heritage which includes a Romanesque cathedral, a Renaissance town hall and various examples of high quality contemporary architecture, including more buildings by Herzog & De Meuron, Richard Meier, Diener & Diener, and various others. Kunstmuseum in Basel, St. Alban-Graben 16, city center, happens to be an exquisite art museum which is home to an … Continue reading

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Though Basel cannot exactly be called a green city, the city still has quite a few notable parks and gardens, the best among them being the Basel Botanical Gardens. However, children would prefer to see the wildlife at the Tierpark Langen Erlen more and footballers should pay a visit Basel’s St. Jakob’s Park, which sports a modern stadium. Some of the best parks and gardens in Basel are: Botanical Gardens Vorder Brüglingen, Basel, CH-4052, Switzerland, CH Locally known as the Botanischer Garten Brüglingen, these gardens have many exotic plant collections and themed areas. The park features variety of flora and … Continue reading

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