10 of The Prettiest Places in Basel

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Basel is Switzerland’s little secret. Located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet, Basel is a mecca for architects.

One week before the world lockdown, I was gifted with the last chance to travel – not that anybody knew then what was coming, or the time it was going last. This week, Switzerland announced the opening up of museums and some business giving the rest of us Europeans a bit of hope.

Basel Tourismus and my friend Philipp Heer organised a short trip to this delightful area of Switzerland, where I could discover – for the first time – Basel’s many charms and architectural gems. A bit smaller than Zürich, Basel is more walkable, making it easier to connect the dots of an itinerary. Traditionally, the city has had an ancient kind of allure – Medieval Gates, grand cathedrals and historical palaces – but nowadays, contemporary architecture can…

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4 responses to “10 of The Prettiest Places in Basel

  1. It’s on my bucket list. Lovely.

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  2. These riveting photos show the thrilling twentieth century architecture that I missed when I lived in Geneva in the 1960s. We adored the old buildings but were ignorant of the new. Maybe Basel’s Mardi Gras distracted us…

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