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Address: Messeplatz 21 | 4058 Basel, Basel 4058, Switzerland
Phone Number:
+41 58 206 28 28
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13:15 - 17:30
07:30 - 12:00
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Mon - Thu 13:15 - 17:30
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 12:00
Fri 13:15 - 17:00
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The Congress Center Basel is Switzerland's largest conference centre,...

The Congress Center Basel is Switzerland's largest conference centre, located directly alongside Messe Basel. The state-of-the-art infrastructure at Messe Basel plays a decisive role in the Congress Center's strong international position. Both the eleven modular rooms on the ground floor and the link to the exhibition complex by Herzog & de Meuron are impressive Features.

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Interesting Building

This building is well worth a visit and there is a tram stop right under the buildings. One area of the ceiling has a circular hole with material intertwined. It is worthwhile... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Maurs78
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Dundalk, Ireland
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KUWAIT
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131 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How organized and beautiful the center is , staff more than friendly also sings available to show you rest rooms or cafes or restaurants there is also corner to keep ur coats or luggage a safe rental place .

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Thank INM30
CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Dundalk, Ireland
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This building is well worth a visit and there is a tram stop right under the buildings. One area of the ceiling has a circular hole with material intertwined. It is worthwhile getting out and walking around this area to see all the different aspects of the buildings.

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Thank Maurs78
CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit with us. The building you describe was designed by Basel architects Herzog & de Meuron. It is linked directly, via a walkway, to the Congress Center Basel. More 

Kootenay National Park, Canada
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142 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful building and a lot of space for conferences but the breakout rooms for sessions are poorly lit and poorly decorated. The large auditorium room however was quite nice as were the acoustics.

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Thank TrueCanucks
CongressBasel, Public Relations Manager at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your valuable comment. However, decoration is usually done by the organizer according his ideas. The light in our breakout rooms is dimmable and capable of being controlled separately in the individual sections. Apparently, in your case, it seemed to be dimmed too much. More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Well designed midern smart light clean efficiently run Conferance Centre. Auditorium, lecture theatres, meeting rooms & exhibition areas are of appropriate dimensions functionable & user friendly. Other than internal catering there is only one light bite area with no coffee shops or cafes in the conference centre - you can look outside but unless you have advance info it's of... More 

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Thank Angus D
CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your contribution! It was a pleasure having you with us. More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Beautiful space full of art inside and outside. Plenty of outdoor space with water feature outside the halls where you can sit. Easily reached by tram

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Thank soosoo888
CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Thanks you for your kind remarks! The Congress Center Basel is indeed located in the heart of the city and just a short walk away from a large number of hotels. More 

London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Although not the biggest Messer in Germany, it is still pretty big. Sometimes it does feel as if you are traveling through time with the different architecture of the halls that have been added on, but a great venue

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Thank LynndiLou64
CongressBasel, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Congress Center Basel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great comment! Indeed, Basel is the biggest and oldest exhibition and congress venue in Switzerland and one of the key locations in Europe. More 

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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Just like many other buildings, the Messeplatz has unique architectural design. Its just few minutes away from the Rhine via transit.

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Thank Doug S
Basel, Switzerland
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

When you are here for an exhibition this is the place to be. The location is very central and most exhibits are easily accessible

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Thank SBnightrider
Cully, Switzerland
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133 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

well ,,what an immense center,there is so many things to do and visit that we don't have the time to see everything,oh well was enough ,,,,,very very interesting

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Thank Rogerio J
kuwait
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

it was very nice and modern biding with cinema and theater and coffee shop and easy to reach by tram

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Thank mamlo7a

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