try to see them all only 3 left there where many more and all where connceted by the city wall, parts remaining especially in the Dalbeloch neat St. Albantor.
This is still under renovation but they have a picture of all of the brickwork of the plastic sheeting around it and you can see what it would look like. You can see allof the roof of the Gate and it is beautiful. It was part of the old city wall of Basel. Also, you can hear the clock on... More
Well, in a sense, it wasn't there! As a previous reviewer has commented, the gate is being renovated so it's currently covered in scaffolding and plastic sheeting. However, in a helpful move, there's a full scale picture of the gate on the sheeting. Anyway, still go and have a look because it's far larger than I had imagined, and, it... More
Take advantage of being able to see up close one of Basel's 14th century gates (others are at St. Alban and St. Johan areas). For me, it is interesting to understand when this was built and marvel in the accomplishments of those times.
This 14th century old gate facing in are shops, cafes and University nearby.Trams run through the gate from old town of to the outside of the gate. The gate inside has a medieval wooden door. The side facing away from the town is decorated with three figures: the Madonna and two prophets. colored bricks on the roof, and coat of... More
The City Gate is on the edge of Old Town and has no museum or anything, so It is really only a place you should walk through and maybe taking picture or two of. I recommend spending maybe 10 minutes here to observe it and admire its history, but its not worth a longer visit.
.....what all the fuss is about and if there are only a very few others. Worth a stop if you happen to be passing but I wouldn't recommend taking time out to see it and certainly not convinced its worth the hype in the city tour guides
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