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An elegant building stands in a beautiful and peaceful Park.

Dating back to the14th century, it is one of the three preserved City Gates of Basel. The elegant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taipei, Taiwan
Historic structure in park

St Albans Tor is situated in a quiet part of Basel not too far from the Rhine. Lovely spot for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barry A
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

St. Albans gate is average at best. Far better to go to the opposite side of the city and look at Spalentor (city gate).

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dating back to the14th century, it is one of the three preserved City Gates of Basel. The elegant building stands in a beautiful and peaceful Park. What an awesome scenery. Though not as famous as the Spalentor, this medieval Gate still deserves a visit.

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Albans Tor is situated in a quiet part of Basel not too far from the Rhine. Lovely spot for a picnic and nice place for some photography. Definitely a must see attraction in the outskirts of Basel city.

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting on top of St. Alban's Tor, this gate is not quite as impressive as the Spalentor Gate, but still a nice example. In a quiet park, a short walk (past a part of the city wall) up from the Papermaking Museum.

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I walked through the city, and discovered the old St. Alban's Gate. It is a beautiful structure, and is most impressive. It's a must see!

Thank Eurotraveler110
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across St Albans Gate when we were heading to the paper museum. Great little find and looked stunning in the snow

Thank Pleshey
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We took the tram out to the gate as a starting point to explore this area. It is what it is, a stopping point on your walk! We then walked down the steps to the river but unfortunately it was a Monday and all the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Part of the history of the town so we visited it out of curiosity. Nothing special. We spent and average of ten minutes there for the sake of seeing it alone and simply because we had time on our hands.

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

One of the last things to visit during a delightful stroll through the St Alban-Tal Quartier, Basel's "mini Venice". The park through the gateway is fairly underwhelming but has some nice vistas through to the Rhine.

Thank machineryofnight88
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Historical spot in the city. Its ok to visit to take some pictures, but it is nothing special. I would not go there just for this spot.

Thank Natlovestravel
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