Basel World 2015 will happen between 19 and 26 March in Switzerland. If you are going to travel to Basel in order to visit this watch and jewellery trade show that happens each spring, you will need to know which are the places to visit.
As always, Home Design Ideas will help you with this. Here you have 8 places to go in Basel City.
Vitra Design Museum
This prestigious contemporary museum was designed by the Californian architect Frank O. Gehry. It is one of the world’s leading venues for exhibitions that focus on current trends in industrial furniture design and architecture.
The Beyeler Foundation is not located in Basel, but near it. Its museum in Riehen owns and oversees the art collection of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler.
The origins of the printing press have their roots in Basel City. This museum was a flourmil during the middle century, but it was converted into a papper mill in the mid-15th century.
RESTAURANTS AND CAFES
Rotisserie des Rois
This elegant and historic restaurant is located in the Hotel Drei Konige and it offers riverside terrace dining with fabulous views of the city.
This historic café serves classic Swiss cuisine inspired by French and German traditions. Gourmet dishes are made with fresh ingredients from local markets.
This is a historic and traditional beer hall with its long wooden tables and energetic crowds.
SIGHTSEING AND RELIGIOUS PLACES
Spalentor is a 14th century Spalen Gate and it marks one of the boundaries of the medieval section of the city. Basel’s Coat of Arms is situated on its west façade.
A luxurious Hotel, situated in the center of Lucerne with a great architecture. A place to pass by.