Basel

One of Switzerland's underrated tourist destinations, Basel has a beautiful medieval old town centre, a fascinating carnival, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
[About this sound]St. Jakob Park is a Swiss sports stadium in Basel. is situated 2½ km southeast of Basel. Photo: pengster, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The is an international financial institution owned by central banks which "fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks". Photo: Taxiarchos228, FAL.

Building
The International Handball Federation is the administrative and controlling body for handball and beach handball.

Localities in the Area

Town
is a town and a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in . is situated 4½ km west of Basel. Photo: Patrik Tschudin, CC BY 2.0.

Town
is a municipality in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country in . is situated 3 km southwest of Basel. Photo: Daendy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is situated 1½ km south of Basel. Photo: Laloom, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Basel

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