Schützenmattpark is a scenic park which is on the to do list of every tourist who visits Basel. This park is no ordinary ... More
Schützenmattpark is a scenic park which is on the to do list of every tourist who visits Basel. This park is no ordinary one and is deeply rooted in history. Way back in the 15th century, shooting with the help of firearms and black powder (Büchsenschiessens) was extremely popular with the locals. This prompted the city council in 1498 to set aside a special place reserved for shooting. The result today is Schützenmattpark!
Getting a seat here can sometimes be a bit of a challenge, but people tend to get to know one
another better in such a relaxed, cozy atmosphere. Considered one of Basel's trendier addresses for several decades, the Rio ...
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 ...