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Basel: City Full of History

Basel is a Swiss city located on the Rhine; this is the place where Switzerland, Germany and French share their borders. Basel is the house of a big river port and important multinational companies such as Novartis, which produces medicines. Basel is considered as the wealthiest and one of the most diplomatic cities in Switzerland. The city has a beautiful historic center wherein you can find numerous galleries and museums.

One of the main attractions of the city is the Old Town (which is, in fact, the historic center). There, the main places that you can visit are the Barfüsserplatz and Marktplat; those are the two main blocks of the Old Town. Walking by its surroundings, you can see the sixteenth century houses, several medieval churches and other things. In case you are looking for more nightlife or you want to go shopping, you can visit the northeast part of the city where several clubs and shopping centers are located.

Without a doubt, the main attraction in the city is the church called Münster which was built in the thirteenth century with sandstone. If you are planning to visit Switzerland, do not miss the chance and come to Basel, one of the Swiss cities with more history.

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