Two slender towers characterize this red sandstone church. Climb at least one to appreciate the stunning view. Although ... More
Basler Münster (Das)
Two slender towers characterize this red sandstone church. Climb at least one to appreciate the stunning view. Although Münster Hill was already inhabited by the time of the Celts, the present late-Roman/early-Gothic building was mostly constructed in the latter part of the 12th century. In 1356, five towers were destroyed in an earthquake. The famed humanist Erasmus of Rotterdam is buried here. The Roman gate is notable for its many old stone figures.
Who knows if Jean Tinguely would have believed, had you told him that his creations would once be housed in
such noble rooms? The museum building was opened by Mario Botta in 1996, and is sponsored by the local ...
Crossing the river in one of the Rhine ferries is a memorable and relaxing experience. Because the boats don't have
motors, they glide silently through the waters with only the help of the current to spur them on. These ...