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Basel is situated in north-west Switzerland on the bank of River Rhine. The main economical activity of Basel Switzerland is concern with the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. It was also known & documented as Basilia in Latin during 374CE. Basel has remained the witness of numerous accords such as treaty of Basel in 1499, joining of Swiss Confederation in 1501, two separate peace treaties in 1795 and so on.

The city is naturally blessed with first class location and the transportation infrastructure. The main European routes for the highway and railway transportation of freight pass through the Basel. Yellow and green colored buses and trams are connecting each and every nook and corner of the city with the ease. The city has some fabulous landmarks like the red sandstone Münster, one of the foremost late-Romanesque Gothic buildings. Other globally recognized landmarks are Beyeler Foundation by Renzo Piano or the Vitra complex in nearby Weil am Rhein. These marvelous works were identified by Wakker Prize in 1996. Basel is also known as the European Capital of Culture. The major cultural event of the year; Basler Fasnacht attracts tourist from all over world despite the fact that it starts at 4AM and lasts for exactly 72 hours. The most amusing fact is that even during such mega events you can get right accommodation in Basel. There are several hotels booking websites which will assist you to access the most suitable accommodation.

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