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Beautiful Architecture

Though it is magnificent when viewed during daylight hours, it is truly transformed at night. I... read more

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Amazing artwork

Rathaus is a must-see, even if you only have a few hours to explore the Basel city center. Its red... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though it is magnificent when viewed during daylight hours, it is truly transformed at night. I would recommend seeing it during both times.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rathaus is a must-see, even if you only have a few hours to explore the Basel city center. Its red exterior is visible from all over the centrum, and Marktplatz is a major transportation hum. You can't miss it. Architecture students will find its history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its beautiful and a must visit. Its ornamental and since we visited now when the Christmas season has started it was decorated with a beautiful Christmas tree.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jasmoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have not entered the building; however, passed on it. Huge building in the center of the small city. next to the main tram station. From this street there are a lot of restaurants and convenience stores.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Lovely building in the center of town, with market in front and multiple tram stops. Did not go inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A jewl of middle age architecture beautifully restored and centrally located in the middle of the market square

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Flint C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

It is one for the most beautiful public buildings of the Switzerland! It deserves a visit to admire its architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I booked a guided tour of the tow hall in English when my parents visited Basel. Totally worth it the 30 min.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank claudiac745
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This short 30 minute tour in English is very well done. There is a lot to see and you can only do it with a guided tour. Very inexpensive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank glaciaglaze
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This again is an amazing building ,architecture is fab ans some of the artwork great.Again free to wander round ,fountain in side for drinking water which is quirky.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mariaherlihy6
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