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Sarasin-Park

Baselstrasse, 4125 Riehen, Switzerland

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About Sarasin-Park

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 .


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St. Chrischona2.68km from Sarasin-Park

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.

Birsköpfli4.19km from Sarasin-Park

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.

Museum Tinguely4.37km from Sarasin-Park

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.

Basler Messeturm4.56km from Sarasin-Park

Basler Messeturm is a 32 story skyscraper in Basel designed by renowned architects Morger & Degelo & Marques and is an unmistakable landmark of the city with its green-tinted glass and metal structure. It was constructed in the year 2003 and is one of the renowned attractions in Basel.

Messeplatz4.59km from Sarasin-Park

The exhibition center is located in the center of Kleinbasel in the Rosental district of the city of Basel. It forms the economic center of Kleinbasel, as the halls of the Basel sample fair are located on it and the Messeturm Basel with the Hotel Ramada Plaza on the narrow eastern side. The tower and hotel stand on the site of the Hotel Admiral, which was demolished in 2001. Until it was officially named in 1974, the Messeplatz was part of the Clarastrasse leading to the Mittlere Brücke.

Silo Tower Basel4.61km from Sarasin-Park

The Silo Tower of Basel is located in the Swiss city of Basel, in the Rhine harbour of Kleinhueningen, near the Dreiländereck. The silo tower was built in 1923 by a Swiss shipping company. Its viewing platform stands at a height of 52 metres, which offers a view of the Rhine, the Rhine harbour, the city of Basel, and the Sundgauer hill country.  It is one of the unique attractions in the city and also offers a panoramic view of the city.

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The Canton of Basel-Stadt, established in 1833, is the most densely populated canton in Switzerland. The Carnival of Basel is a major cultural event in the year. The carnival is one of the biggest in Switzerland and attracts large crowds.