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Basel Destination Guide

Delve into Basel in Switzerland!

Basel in the region of Basel-Stadt with it's 164,488 residents is a city in Switzerland - some 43 mi (or 69 km) North of Berne, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Basel

Current time in Basel is now 04:00 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Zurich" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zurich, Bottmingen, Binningen, Berne, Basel or Bologna. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

ICE Karlsruhe Basel (250 Km/h)

10:02 min ( October 03, 2010 by SwissTrainAndPlane)
Views: 1,058 - Rating: 5/5

Karlsruhe - Offenburg - Freiburg im Breisgau - Basel Bad Bf - Basel SBB

The Chicago Tribute Band @ Atlantis (Bas...

04:03 min ( October 24, 2008 by Bozorius)
Views: 884 - Rating: 4.66667/5

The New Year's eve concert 1992 in Atlantis - Basel - Switzerland with the trip images


City Night Line with dispolok ES64U2 MRC...

01:34 min ( July 08, 2010 by kankanze)
Views: 1,177 - Rating: 0/5

MRCE www.edit.ne.jp

BUBEN&ZORWEG - X-007 - LIVE at Baselworl...

01:34 min ( July 09, 2010 by BubenZorweg)
Views: 1,197 - Rating: 0/5

BUBEN&ZORWEG X-007 presented at BASELWORLD 2010. At first glance the high-security safe resembles more an objet d'art than a strongbox (which is itself a security factor!). It is security device that ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Basel during the next days.

27
May
2019

Segway - AfterWork-Tour - Bereits Ab 4 Personen Buchbar

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Hannes Und Der Bürgermeister 2019 - Mit Dem Programm \u201eJetzt Hannes!\u201c

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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28
May
2019

Segway - AfterWork-Tour - Bereits Ab 4 Personen Buchbar

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Hannes Und Der Bürgermeister 2019 - Mit Dem Programm \u201eJetzt Hannes!\u201c

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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29
May
2019

Mollono.Bass - 3000Grad Wanderzirkus Showcase

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Kevin De Vries

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Segway - AfterWork-Tour - Bereits Ab 4 Personen Buchbar

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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30
May
2019

Visite Guidée D\u2018architecture

Beginning: 02:30 pm (14:30).
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01
Jun
2019

Architekturführung

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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Architecture Tour

Beginning: 11:30 am (11:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

University of Basel

The University of Basel is located in Basel, Switzerland, and is considered to be one of leading universities in the country. In 2011, QS World University Rankings ranked the university 151st overall in the world, while a year before it was ranked 96–98th worldwide according to the Russian based Global University Ranking.

More reading: University of Basel homepage
Located at 47.56, 7.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1459 establishments, Buildings and structures in Basel, Educational institutions established in the 15th century, Public universities, Universities in Switzerland, University of Basel

Gate of Steinen

The Gate of Steinen is a former city gate in the ancient city walls of Basel, Switzerland. It was pulled down in 1866 along with all but three city gates and most of the city walls.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.56, 7.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Basel, Gates in Switzerland

Basel Historical Museum

Opened in 1894, the Basel Historical Museum (German: Historisches Museum Basel) is one of the largest and most important museums of its kind in Switzerland, and a heritage site of national significance.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.56, 7.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Carriage museums, Cultural property of national significance in Basel-Stadt, History museums in Switzerland, History of Basel, Museums established in 1894, Museums in Basel, Museums in Basel-Landschaft, Münchenstein

Birsig

The Birsig is a rather small river in eastern France and northern Switzerland. Its source is in the village Biederthal, in the French Haut-Rhin department, near the Swiss border. The Birsig is about 21 kilometers long and its watershed area is about 82 square kilometers. It flows variably through Swiss and French territory and through the Birsig Valley. Afterwards it passes the city of Basel, where it enters the Rhine river (left bank).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.56, 7.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:International rivers of Europe, Rhine basin, Rivers of France, Rivers of Switzerland, Tributaries of the Rhine

Walls of Basel

The Basel City Walls are a former complex of walls in the central part of the Swiss city of Basel. The first city wall was completed around 1080 under bishop Burkhard von Fenis. A newer wall was constructed around 1230, which is known as the Inner Wall. In 1362 the construction of a larger wall complex began due to the city's expansion; it was completed in 1398, and is known as the Outer Wall. In 1859 the city's executive decided to raze wall and gates to the ground.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 47.56, 7.57 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Basel, City walls, History of Basel