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Tinguely-Brunnen

Theatervorplatz | Steinenberg / Klostergasse, Basel, Switzerland
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“moving parts” (9 reviews)
“nice fountain” (5 reviews)
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Theatervorplatz | Steinenberg / Klostergasse, Basel, Switzerland
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"moving parts"
in 9 reviews
"nice fountain"
in 5 reviews
"ice sculptures"
in 3 reviews
"year round"
in 3 reviews
"water fountain"
in 4 reviews
"free attraction"
in 3 reviews
"locals and tourists"
in 3 reviews
"few minutes"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"old city"
in 6 reviews
"visiting basel"
in 4 reviews
"theatre"
in 34 reviews
"jean"
in 21 reviews
"squirt"
in 4 reviews
"freeze"
in 11 reviews
"spouting"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I missed this the first time I walked by. Then I made a special effort to look it up on the map. I wish I could have rested and watched it for awhile.

Thank sisterandersen
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The surrounding and the Theaterplaz itself are very comfortable, Tinguelis artpiece ist funny to look at and during summertime it is well visited by passengers who eat there. Next to it is the restaurant Kunsthalle and the cinemas aren’t this far away too.

Thank cmhorlacher
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very Nice place to relax and see very funny art Tinguely Brunn most ser live in Basel its compleatly Crazy and have museum Necronomicon to the street

Thank Clemens N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved sitting at this fountain and watching the movement of the different sculptures in the water. It was fun watching people's faces as they rounded the corner and saw for the first time- delight, curiosity, laughter, skepticism, surprise, ... Don't miss spending some time...More

Thank 1Lizzie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful fountain in a small park. Iis very close to the city center. The important thing though is that this is the spot where you can take the 2 hour bus tour. If you are new to Basel as we were this...More

Thank iluvta2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous right in the centre of Basel.Could sit and watch it for hours.Restaurant nereby is also excellent

Thank Tone01
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fountain has 6-8 mechanical devices shooting water out. The sounds of the fountain make it a relaxing spot in the city. I’m positive any child would love this spot.

Thank Patron17
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Various fountains in one pond performing different movements. I expected more from this so called dancing fountain.

Thank Mario V
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Just some small, junky looking industrial era equipment making mechanical movements and spraying water around within the fountain. It's to be seen as an expression of art, not as an interesting fountain. In an artistic sense, I give it 3 stars, in a fountain sense...More

Thank Hans G
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful fountain. The kids loved watching all the moving components of the fountain. It was a great spot to sit and rest for a bit.

Thank ISilva76
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usmcrz
2 August 2016|
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Response from Tammo S | Reviewed this property |
ten minutes by tram, or either 1 km to walk
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wandering67
3 November 2015|
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Response from nocatnow | Reviewed this property |
We sailed with Viking and were very happy with the organisation of the cruise. Friends have used Avalon and also enjoyed themselves, so have a look at each website and before you make up your mind. Our early June sailing was... More
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