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medieval place

The market place in Basel is a picturesque and medieval looking piece of architecture. The red town... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Frank T
Central point in City

You can use your hotel provided free tram pass here to catch a tram to almost anywhere in the city... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Greg B
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Marktplatz, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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All reviews bratwurst vegetables and fruits nice market market days central area market stalls sausage lots of shops food stalls old town walk around vendors square hall specialties hub chocolate
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the characteristic heart of town and should not be missed. do not miss the Rathaus on the square.

Thank AliceBandB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little market opposite Rathaus. Local products available. Beautiful mushrooms for a delcicious risotta!! Also maroni!

Thank Irene K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basel is a bustling and vibrant city. The buildings look beautiful and unique. There are so many people who look so much fun.

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

The market place in Basel is a picturesque and medieval looking piece of architecture. The red town hall is really an eye catcher. Yes, things around here are rather expensive.

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Cozy city center surrounded by bourgeoisie architecture and a beautifully restored city hall. Get fresh produce or lunch. Don't miss out on the fresh mushroom risotto and one of the stands.

Thank Rene H
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Town hall very interesting. good chocolate/pastry shop on square. nice small specialty shops on the smaller street off the main street. Market has outstanding fruits, vegetables, cheese and meats from local providers.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 13 September 2018

You can use your hotel provided free tram pass here to catch a tram to almost anywhere in the city. Plenty of places to eat or just have a coffee.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

When in Basel, come to the Marktplatz. Here you will find local vendors, good coffee and fresh baked bread and croissants, filled with delicious fruit marmalade and/or chocolate! Basel is a very tourist friendly city. They offer every visitor Free public transportation and hot spots...More

Thank Aurora_150800
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Markplatz is probably the main central area of Basel but there is not much here except the beautiful red Rathaus. On three sides there are the usual expensive restaurants (everywhere is expensive in Basel) and on the other side is the Rathaus. In the middle...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Every major European city has this kind of a market place where vendors , shops , shows , cafes abound. And Basel is no exception . Amidst the shops and passing train this is something nice to just laze away . The city has a...More

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Response from Denise G | Reviewed this property |
Yes we were there in August and found it the same. A great walking town and most open on sunday.