Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Basel:

1. MÙnster

4.5 /5

809 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

MÙnster is an impressive Gothic cathedral with spires that is open to the public.

2. Marktplatz

4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

This is the most popular market square in all of Basel and is the busiest on Saturdays.æ

3. Gate of Spalen

4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

This gate, also known as Spalentor, was once a formidable one in the old walls of Basel in 1400, marking an entrance into the city.æ

4. Dollhouse Museum

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

Located in Steinenvorstadt, the Dollhouse Museum is actually the biggest in Europe!æ

5. Tinguely Fountain

3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

Created by Jean Tinguely, this is one fountain that no one would have ever seen before. It is also another popular landmark of Basel.

6. PapiermÙhle

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

PapiermÙhle is a Paper Mill museum in Basel. This is an old paper mill that today shows you how real paper is made.

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7. Caricature & Cartoon Museum

3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Basel

This truly is a one-of-a-kind creation. This museum includes everything that is related to fun and cartoons!

FAQs on Basel

What are the top hotels in Basel?

There are 403 Hotels in Basel which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Basel are B&B Bättwil, Sgl Apartment, AVLiving City INSIDE NINE Basel, MFH Riehen, Cosy Basel 1, Baselblick. You can see all the hotels in Basel here

How can I commute within Basel?

A lot of tourists who flock to Basel prefer to get around on foot, as it is not only a great exercise, but also convenient, owing to the tiny lanes and side streets. Apart from that, Basel also has a large tram and bus network. You can avail of a free Mobility Pass once you check into your hotel. This pass allows you free travel, without any limits, in Basel and in the suburbs area, including the airport. This pass is valid throughout the course of your stay. If you'd like to ride around this scenic city on a bicyle, rent-a-bike options are also available. You could rent a bicycle from the Rent-a-Bike park, located under Basel's SBB Railway Station, at Centralbahnplatz. You can also take a ride across the River Rhine, in one of the ferry boats. One river crossing would cost you CHF 1.60 (adults) and CHF 0.80 (children).¾
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What are the top sightseeing places in Basel?

The top sightseeing places in Basel are MÙnster, Marktplatz, Gate of Spalen, Dollhouse Museum, Tinguely Fountain, PapiermÙhle.
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