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Sculptures from Blumenrain to Kleine Klingental

Foto Gian Casper Bott
Wednesday, September 4, 2024, 2:30 p.m.

Nowhere in Basel is there a greater concentration of sculptural works in the urban space than in the central district of Blumenrain, Schifflände and Fischmarkt. Emperor and Pope, Christ and Devil, biblical Three Kings, Princess of Heaven, Janus, Mercury, Helvetia, dragon or lion through to tug-of-war, fisherman's boy, Lällekönig and Amazon invite you to pause for a moment. As protagonists, they all line an imaginary artery leading across the Middle Rhine Bridge to the Kleiner Klingental - the forum of medieval sculpture in Basel. The route links periods from the Gothic period to the present day and ends with selected masterpieces in the museum.

Guided walk: Guided tour: Gian Casper Bott, Director Museum Kleines Klingental
Meeting point: Blumenrain 34, Seidenhof, by the memorial plaque to Tsar Alexander / J. H. Pestalozzi
Price: CHF 10.- /7.-
Duration: 90 minutes
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Museum details

Unterer Rheinweg 26
+41 61 267 66 25
Paid entry
Rate for holders of the Museums-PASS-Musées only.
On 04 September 2024

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