Birsig - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Lake/ River/ Ponds
The Birsig is a fairly small river in eastern France and northern Switzerland. The source is in the village of Biederthal, in the French Haut-Rhin department, near the Swiss border. Birsig is about 21 kilometers long, and the water separation area is around 82 square kilometers. It flows variably through Swiss and French territory and through the Birsig Valley. It was one of the beautiful places in this area and also a picnic spot.
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St. Paul's Church, Basel
0.47km from Birsig
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.
0.51km from Birsig
This park is an ideal place to stroll in the open air, in the winter months the various animal houses guarantee up close and personal encounters with a wide variety of animals. It is home to a large number of indigenous and exotic animals. With its fascinating park landscape and lovingly designed enclosures, Basel Zoo is well worth a visit at any time of year.
0.52km from Birsig
The Strasbourg monument in Basel stands on the Centralbahnplatz near the SBB train station and commemorates the humanitarian aid during the siege of Strasbourg in the Franco-German War. The monument, created by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi in 1895, was donated by the French Baron Hervé de Gruyer , as thanks for the Swiss support of the population of the heavily shelled French city of Strasbourg in neighboring Alsace.
Toy Worlds Museum Basel
0.56km from Birsig
The Dollhouse Museum in Basel is the largest museum of its kind in Europe. Now known as the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel. The museum is located at Barfüsserplatz in the city center. The museum displays over 6,000 exhibits in arranged vignettes. It also regularly organizes special exhibitions on individual themes. In particular, the teddy bear collection is unique the world over in terms of variety and quality.
Offene Kirche Elisabethen
0.58km from Birsig
The Elisabethenkirche, or Offene Kirche Elizabethan, is a 19th-century church building in the centre of Basel, next to the Theater Basel, in Switzerland. It is a well-detailed example of Swiss Gothic Revival style churches. It has a 72 metres tall bell tower and spire. The tower has internal stairs. Today the church is home of the first Swiss "OpenChurch" or Offene Kirche Elizabethan. One of the main pilgrimage centre in Basel.
Basel Historical Museum – Musikmuseum
0.59km from Birsig
The Music Museum is located in Basel, Switzerland, and houses the country's largest collection of musical instruments. The museum is one of three components of the Historisches Museum Basel. It presents five centuries of music history with three areas of emphasis: the history of music-making in Basel; concerts, choral music, and dance; parades, festivals, and signals.
Discover More Attractions in Basel-Landschaft, Home of Birsig
The canton of Basel-Landschaft lies in the northwestern corner of Switzerland just south of the canton of Basel-Stadt. The Canton of Basel offers a variety of beautiful landscapes, impressive natural and cultural jewels.