Things to do in Basel

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    St. Jakob-Park

    St. Jakob-Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Basel things to do
    9.36 reviews
    Sports, Stadium, Soccer Stadium
    Popular withOutdoorsyNightlife

    Firs of all: I'm not into soccer. BUT I love driving by this stadion especially at night time and everybody who likes soccer should try to watch a game there. ...

  • 2
    Basel Badischer Bahnhof

    Basel Badischer Bahnhof

    Ranked #2 overall in Basel things to do
    8.37 reviews
    Train Station, Transportation
    Popular withBackpackersBusiness

    One reason I am recommending the Basel train station is just to get you on the Swiss trains. There is a scenic train that goes all through the Alps and ...

  • 3
    Barfüsserplatz

    Barfüsserplatz

    Ranked #3 overall in Basel things to do
    8.45 reviews
    Shopping, Outdoors, Flea Market, Farmers Market, Plaza
    Popular withHistoryFoodiesArtsy

    A nice place to just sit on the stairs in front of the church in the sun during the summer time! There also is a flea and a general market ...

  • 4
    Tinguely Museum

    Tinguely Museum

    Ranked #4 overall in Basel things to do
    8.05 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHistory

    Tinguely was definitely a pretty cool guy who made some really bizarre art. I most enjoyed his kinetic sculptures. This museum is not huge, but worth a visit.

  • 5
    Münsterkirche

    Münsterkirche

    Ranked #5 overall in Basel things to do
    8.54 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsy

    Basel Munster is one of the more famous attractions in the city, though not without reason. It's a quaint, but not quite small, church set right on the banks of ...

  • 6
    The Rhine Bridge

    The Rhine Bridge

    Ranked #6 overall in Basel things to do
    8.04 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bridge
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Ran across this bridge on a jog at one point. Nothing special, but a nice spot.

  • 7
    Solitude

    Solitude

    Ranked #7 overall in Basel things to do
    9.33 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsy
  • 8
    Marktplatz

    Marktplatz

    Ranked #8 overall in Basel things to do
    7.54 reviews
    Shopping, Outdoors, Plaza
    Popular withHistoryFoodiesArtsy

    As the name might suggest, Marketplatz is a bonanza of shopping, tourism, food and people. This is the huge tourist square in Basel, right by the river. I don't necessarily ...

  • 9
    Basel Altsadt

    Basel Altsadt

    Ranked #9 overall in Basel things to do
    8.03 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersArtsy

    old part of the rich and important city, not destroyed by wwII

  • 10
    Petersplatz

    Petersplatz

    Ranked #10 overall in Basel things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Shopping, Outdoors, Flea Market, Plaza
    Popular withArtsyStudents

    While I'm sure Petersplatz is a perfectly good platz in-and-of its platz-y self, this review is actually for the flea-market that takes place in this square, at the Universitat Basel, ...

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