Basel
in Basel-Stadt of Canton of Basel-City, Switzerland

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
47.558 and 7.573 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 47° 33' 30" and E 7° 34' 23"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:02 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:17 am and 8:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Switzerland in Western Europe

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-08-08 07:23:13

Discover Basel

Basel in Basel-Stadt (Canton of Basel-City) with it's 164,488 citizens is a place in Switzerland about 43 mi (or 69 km) north of Bern, the country's capital city.

Current time in Basel is now 08:02 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 13 airports near Basel, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport in France in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km). The closest airport in Switzerland is Grenchen Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 5 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps in Austria at a distance of 35 mi (or 57 km). The closest in Switzerland is Old City of Berne in a distance of 43 mi (or 57 km), South-East. We encountered 9 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Arlesheim, Eimeldingen, Binzen, Efringen-Kirchen and Fischingen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 39%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 9th of August 2020

30°C (87 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 10th of August 2020

31°C (88 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Tuesday, 11th of August 2020

30°C (86 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Les Trois Rois Grand Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Blumenrain 8
4001 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Basel Radisson Blu Hotel

Address
0,9 mi
Steinentorstrasse 25
4051 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Spalentor

Address
0,3 mi
Schönbeinstr. 1
4056 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:15 - 22:45
Weekend: 7:00 - 22:45


Hotel Basel

Address
0,6 mi
Münzgasse 12
4001 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Passage

Address
0,7 mi
Steinengraben 51
4051 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hotel D

Address
0,7 mi
Blumenrain 19
4051 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Merian Am Rhein

Address
0,8 mi
Rheingasse/Greifengasse 2
4058 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Basilisk

Address
0,9 mi
Klingentalstrasse 1
4005 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


b_smart motel

Address
1,0 mi
Küchengasse 13
4051 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Krafft Basel

Address
0,9 mi
Rheingasse 12-18
4058 Basel
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

City Night Line with dispolok ES64U2 MRCE Taurus @ Basel SBB

Published: July 08, 2010
Length: 10:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 慈空天

バーセル駅を深夜に発車するシティナイトライン。牽引機はMRCEの黒タウラス。例によってシーメンスインバータのドレミファ音。 http://www.edit.ne.j...


Convection / Cb cloud (time-lapse)

Published: January 04, 2010
Length: 52:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: andreaschristen

Time-lapse of convection within a Cb cloud and spread of anvil (Basel, Switzerland, June 8, 2004, 15:40 CET, view towards NE from city centre). Time step: 20 sec. Original resolution: 3008...


Time Manipulator - DCF77 time signal transmitter [Zeitmanipulator - DCF77 Zeitzeichensender]

Published: July 11, 2010
Length: 22:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: proofofcon

Perfoming a time travel using the TIME MANIPULATOR (VLF 77.5 Khz DCF77 time signal transmitter). The machine was built simply to enjoy homebrewing. I tried to link the rather analog radio...


Вебкамера Швейцария Базель (Switzerland Basel)

Published: February 20, 2011
Length: 39:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Roman Kotenko

Вебкамера Швейцария Базель (Switzerland Basel) http://travel-cam.net.


Canterbury (8/8)

Published: October 20, 2010
Length: 30:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: darwage

Part 8 of my documentary about my trip to Canterbury.


JUKIBU - Impressionen 2011-2012

Published: May 24, 2012
Length: 01:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bibliothek Jukibu

JUKIBU Interkulturelle Bibliothek für Kinder und Jugendliche. Elsässerstrasse 7 4056 Basel Anfahrtsplan Bibliotheksleitung: Maureen Senn-Carroll Tel 061/322 63 19, Fax061/322 53 20 info(at)jukib...


Holland- Russia- Euro 2008 - 21 june 2008 Fans view !

Published: June 24, 2008
Length: 32:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ribaunchill

Basel- Oranje Invasion 21 June 2008 Fans viewpoint of the match at one of the Fanzones in Basel.


CannaTrade2009 - building the fair

Published: May 08, 2009
Length: 46:09 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: CannaTradeVideos

The day before CannaTrade... For more info about the CannaTrade click here: http://www.cannatrade.ch.


1. August Feuerwerk (am 31.7.07)

Published: August 01, 2007
Length: 47:14 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Patrik Tschudin

in Basel.


Drämmli Basel Tango Tram im Lichterglanz

Published: December 11, 2011
Length: 44:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BaslerDraemmli

BLT Tramlinien 10 und 17 verkehren ab dem Fahrplanwechsel vom 11. Dezember neu im 7.5-Minutentakt. Morgens und abends (ca. 06.00-08.30 Uhr/15.00-19.00 Uhr) fährt zwischen Ettingen und dem ...


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

University of Basel

The University of Basel is located in Basel, Switzerland, and is considered to be one of leading universities in the country. In 2011, QS World University Rankings ranked the university 151st overall in the world, while a year before it was ranked 96–98th worldwide according to the Russian based Global University Ranking.

Located at 47.5586, 7.5836 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Public universities, University of Basel, Educational institutions established in the 15th century, Universities in Switzerland, 1459 establishments, Buildings and structures in Basel

Gate of Saint John

The Gate of Saint John (in German St. Johanns-Tor or Sankt-Johanns-Tor) is a former city gate in the ancient city walls of Basel, Switzerland. It is one of the three remaining gateways and a heritage site of national significance.

Located at 47.5667, 7.58194 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gates in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Basel, History of Basel, Cultural property of national significance in Basel-Stadt

Gate of Spalen

The Gate of Spalen is a former city gate in the ancient city walls of Basel, Switzerland. One of the three remaining gateways, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful gates of Switzerland. The gate is a landmark of Basel and a heritage site of national significance.

Located at 47.5581, 7.58139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Gates in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Basel, History of Basel, Cultural property of national significance in Basel-Stadt

Thomas Tower

The Thomas Tower is a former watchtower in the ancient city walls of Basel, Switzerland, just across the Gate of Saint John. It is named after Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Located at 47.5669, 7.58306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Basel

Canton of Basel

Basel was a canton of Switzerland that was in existence between 1501 and 1833, when it was split into the two present-day 'half-cantons' of Basel-City and Basel-Country.

Located at 47.55, 7.56667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former cantons of Switzerland, Cantons of the Helvetic Republic, Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt

Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel

The Pharmazie-Historisches Museum (Museum of Pharmacy) in Basel, Switzerland, is dedicated to pharmaceutical history and houses one of the world’s largest collections on the subject. It features ceramic pharmaceutical vessels, complete pharmacy interiors, an alchemistic laboratory, mortars, first-aid kits, books, medications from bygone eras and everything related to the historic manufacture of pharmaceuticals. The museum is a heritage site of national significance.

Located at 47.5586, 7.58613 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums established in 1925, Museums in Basel, Pharmacy museums, History of science museums, Cultural property of national significance in Basel-Stadt, Science museums in Switzerland, University of Basel, University museums in Switzerland

City of Basel Music Academy

The City of Basel Music Academy (German: Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel) is an institution for music education, located in Basel, Switzerland. It comprises a music school, college of music, and a center for early music research and performance. The Academy is affiliated with the University of Applied Sciences Northwest Switzerland.

Located at 47.5552, 7.5861 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1954, Music schools in Switzerland, Basel

Basel University Library

The University Library of Basle is one of the biggest libraries in Switzerland. It is located at the University of Basel, at 18 – 20 Schönbeinstrasse. It is also Kantonsbibliothek of Basel-City. Local name of the library: Universitätsbibliothek. It contains more than 3 000 000 documents (1750 mediaeval manuscripts). Its collection includes numerous incunabula and manuscripts dating from the time of the Council of Basel (1431–87).

Located at 47.5594, 7.5812 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Basel, Academic libraries in Switzerland, University of Basel, Library buildings completed in 1896

Stadion Schützenmatte

Stadion Schützenmatte is a sports stadium with track and field facilities in the Bachletten quartier in Basel, Switzerland. It is the home ground of BSC Old Boys Basel and, together, the pitch and tennis courts make up the western part of the Schützenmatte sports complex. The stadium's capacity is approximately 8,000 (6,000 standing and 2,000 seats), but it can now be increased up to 12,000 people. During the construction of the St.

Located at 47.5514, 7.57389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sport in Basel, Football venues in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Basel, Sports venues in Switzerland

Skulpturhalle Basel

The Skulpturhalle Basel is a museum in Basel, Switzerland, featuring cast replicas of antique sculpture. With around 2,000 casts it is the largest collection of its kind in the country, having tripled in size between 1985 and 2010. Since 1961 the collection has been managed by the Antikenmuseum Basel. The collection was started in 1830. From 1849 it was located in the newly opened Museum an der Augustinergasse (now the location of the Natural History Museum and the Museum of Cultures).

Located at 47.5603, 7.57972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Basel, Art museums and galleries in Switzerland, Sculpture galleries

St. Paul's Church, Basel

St. Paul's Church is a Swiss Reformed Church in Basel, Switzerland. The church was constructed between May 1898 and November 1901 by Karl Moser (1860–1936) and Robert Curjel and features a Neo-Romanesque architectural style. The apse is fitted with a stone pulpit that is raised behind a stone communion table. The apse also features a gallery, with a central arch behind the pulpit, in which the organ and choir are placed.

Located at 47.5517, 7.57833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Basel, Religious buildings completed in 1901

Basel St. Johann railway station

Basel St. Johann (referred to as Bahnhof Basel St. Johann in German and Gare de Bâle-Saint-Jean in French) is a railway station in inner-city Basel, Switzerland.

Located at 47.5703, 7.57306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Basel-Stadt, Swiss Federal Railways stations, France–Switzerland border crossings

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Basel.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Basel.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Basel.

capture of the webcam Basel: Barfüsserplatz

Basel: Barfüsserplatz, Basel (source)

capture of the webcam Basel: Voltaplatz

Basel: Voltaplatz, Basel (source)

capture of the webcam Basel: Marktplatz

Basel: Marktplatz, Basel (source)

capture of the webcam Klein-Basel: Livespotting − Basel, Hotel Les Trois Rois

Klein-Basel: Livespotting − Basel, Hotel Les Trois Rois, Klein-Basel (source)

capture of the webcam Basel: Altstadt Grossbasel

Basel: Altstadt Grossbasel, Basel (source)

capture of the webcam Grossbasel: Biozentrum Universität

Grossbasel: Biozentrum Universität, Grossbasel (source)

Webcams provided by webcam.travel are under the copyright of their owners.

This is a wider card with supporting text below as a natural lead-in to additional content. This content is a little bit longer.

15 Aug
2020

Visite Guidée D\u2018architecture
Starting at: 04:30 pm (16:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

Visite Guidée D\u2018architecture
Starting at: 04:30 pm (16:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

16 Aug
2020

Rehberger Weg - Führung Mit Weinprobe
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

24 Aug
2020

Tango Argentino Am "Bosporus"
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

29 Aug
2020

HEDO VICIOSO - TBA
Starting at: 02:00 am (02:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

02 Sep
2020

Rehberger Weg - Vollmondführung
Starting at: 09:30 pm (21:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

05 Sep
2020

Peter Schumann - Pres. Peter Schumann
Starting at: 02:00 am (02:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

12 Sep
2020

Peter Schumann - Pres. Peter Schumann
Starting at: 02:00 am (02:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

13 Sep
2020

Rehberger Weg - Führung Mit Weinprobe
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

18 Sep
2020

BailAdoro Dance+ Weekend
Starting at: 11:00 pm (23:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

19 Sep
2020

Christian Schiemann - Framed Realities Annex Basel
Starting at: 02:00 am (02:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

23 Sep
2020

NovartisBasel
Starting at: 02:00 am (02:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

24 Sep
2020

PLATEAU HUMOUR BELGE
Starting at: 10:30 pm (22:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

PLATEAU HUMOUR BELGE
Starting at: 10:30 pm (22:30).
More Information: eventful.com.

25 Sep
2020

LES SWINGIRLS - FEMININES PROUESSES
Starting at: 10:30 pm (22:30).
More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bâle, Basilea, Basle, Basel, EAP, ባዝል, بازل, Горад Базель, Базел, বাজেল, པ་སེལ།, Базель, Basilej, Βασιλεία, Bazelo, Bâla, Bāsel, בזל, Bázel, Բազել, バーゼル, ბაზელი, 바젤, Basilia, Robur, Bazelis, Bāzele, Базель хот, बासल, Bazel, Basilèa, Bazylea, Basileia, Bazilej, Bazeli, பேசெல், บาเซิล, Baxiłea, 白才尔, באזעל, 巴塞爾, 巴塞尔