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, Football 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

    This station is located in Switzerland but operated by the Germans, so, in my opinion, runs with German efficiency. Nothing particularly special, but an easy place to travel in 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

    Don't miss this spot, specially the terrace in the back towards the river. A great people watching spot. I was lucky to catch Haendel's Messiah during late November, and it ...

  • 6
    The Rhine Bridge

    The Rhine Bridge

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

    Great firework for the New Year ! Full of people - very nice atmosphere. Great time.

  • 7
    Solitude

    Solitude

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

    As the name would imply, this is a pretty peaceful park. I love finding places to take runs while I travel, and this was great.

  • 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

    "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 ...

  • 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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