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Northwestern charming city of Basel being on the tripoint of Switzerland, Germany, and France is situated along both sides of the Rhine River. This fact of three-country-triangle allowed Basel to be a major transportation hub for Europe still dating back to middle ages.

Nowadays as well Basel favors economic privileges, cultural openness and diversity proudly holding the status of “Cultural Capital of Switzerland being the home of almost 40 museums and at least 65 libraries. Within those museums, you can find everything displaying visual arts from antiquity up to nowadays. Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Ancient Arts, Foundation Beyler, Jean Tinguely Museum and many others hold international fame and recognition attracting people from all over the world. Visiting Basel is a great idea if you want to see and feel a city, which breathes and lives culture.

When your visual senses already have their fill, then it comes high time listening, as Basel is home to symphony and chamber orchestra being one of the most major centers of classical music. However, those who are fond of more jazz, rock or any other genre of music can still find many options suiting their taste.

This green and visitor friendly Swiss Basel city, offers you an unforgettable stroll through several botanical gardens, parks and of course banks of the Rhine river. You can be a part of all-year-round events and fairs held in this city of wonders, as a part of arts and culture Basel is also a business and trade center being the capital of Swiss international trade fairs, as well as a European center of world trade and Congress. We know what to see in Basel Switzerland. Here are Basel Switzerland points of interest:

- City Hall

- Minster

- St. Peter's Church

- Barfuesserkirche

- Augusta Raurica amphitheater

- Zoological Park

- Tinguely Museum

- Collection in Art Basel Museum

- Rhine Harbor

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