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Basel Altsadt

8.03 reviews
Sights and Museums, Shopping, Historic Site
Ranked #9 in Basel things to do
Popular with:
  • 9.8
    History Buffs
  • 6.7
    Backpackers
  • 6.7
    Art & Design Lovers
  • 6.6
    Family Travelers
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Marktplatz, Basel, Switzerland
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Basel's old town, home to the Rathaus, Marktplatz, kirche, architecture dating back to the 15th century, and a dozen or more winding stone streets full of shops and crafts reminiscent of an old-world ... Read more
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Seattle, Washington, USA

"Altsadt" just means Old Town, and this one is really beautiful. I love exploring the old towns of European cities -- you don't get this kind of history in the US.

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Pittsford (town), New York
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We enjoyed Basel's old town with it's lovely quiet pedestrian areas. The lively marketplace has beautiful food and flowers, good street food and a friendly atmosphere. The vendors seem to be out all day. The city hall is just across a busy street -- watch out for the ever-present trams.

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Stuttgart, Germany

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

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