St. Chrischona, 4126 Bettingen, Switzerland
About St. Chrischona
St. Chrischona is a hamlet in the Swiss canton of Basel-Stadt. It is part of the municipality of Bettingen. The center of the village is located on the highest point of the canton, at 522 meters above sea level. St. Christina is the home of the St. Chrischona Pilgrim Mission, an evangelical training school for home and foreign missions, led by Karl Heinrich Rappard and his wife Dora Rappard.
Attractions near St. Chrischona
The spacious park is designed in the style of an English landscape park from the mid-19th century and covers an area of around 2.6 hectares. It is located north of the old village center, directly opposite the Fondation Beyeler. Originally the area was used for agriculture and had some farmhouses and vineyards. Her successors are the farm and coach houses of the country estates, some of which have been preserved .
The Birsköpfli is a leisure and bathing area in the Swiss city of Basel and its neighboring municipality Birsfelden. It is located at the confluence of the Birs river with the Rhine river. the Birsköpfli only means the area bounded by the Birs and the Rhine in the borough Breite; other boundaries are the Blackwood Bridge and the main road to Birsfelden. Along the Birs riverbanks there is a park with green meadows and a restaurant, the rest of the area is inhabited by allotments.
The Pantheon Basel in Muttenz is a forum for classic car owners and those interested in a museum on the subjects of cars and mobility on the road. The owner of the Pantheon is Pantheon Basel AG, a 100% subsidiary of Musfeld AG. It was one of the key attractions and also is an awesome place for car lovers.
Agusta Rourica is a Roman archaeological site and is an open-air museum in Switzerland, which is located on the south bank of the River Rhine, about 20 km east of Basel near the villages of Inst and Casuurg. This is the site of the oldest known Roman colony on the Rhine. Augusta Raurica, or Colonia Agusta Rourer, was founded around Louisiana Munatius Planckas, around 44 BC, around the relatives of a local Gaelic tribe, Raurasi, Helva.
Situated directly on the Rhine, the Museum Tinguely, built after plans by the Ticinese architect Mario Botta, houses the greatest collection of works by Jean Tinguely, one of the most innovative and important Swiss artists of the 20th century. The permanent exhibition presents a survey of his oeuvre spanning four decades. Special exhibitions show a wide range of artists and subjects including Marcel Duchamp and Kurt Schwitters who influenced Tinguely significantly and so more.
The best-preserved ancient theatre north of the Alps. Augusta Raurica is the perfect excursion destination – for the whole family, for your school or for groups who wish to take a guided tour. This Roman archaeological site and an open-air museum in Switzerland located on the south bank of the Rhine river
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