St. Paul's Church, Basel
Steinenring 20, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
About St. Paul's Church, Basel
St. Paul's Church was constructed between 1898 and 1901 by Karl Moser 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. It is now one of the beautiful pilgrimage centers in this area and a lot of tourists visit this place every day.
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