Fountains of Basel

Volume 7, Issue 183; 08 Oct 2004; last modified 08 Oct 2010

There are a lot of fountains in Basel.

Dan assures me that Kansas City is the “City of Fountains”. I don’t doubt it, but Basel has its fair share of fountains as well. There seemed to be one on nearly every corner.

Intersection Fountain
Intersection Fountain
Corner Fountain
Corner Fountain
Street Fountain
Street Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Park Fountain
Park Fountain
Schweizerhof Hotel Fountain
Schweizerhof Hotel Fountain

This fountain, behind Elisabethen Kirche, contains Tinguely, or Tinguely-inspired, kinetic sculptures. There’s a whole Tinguely museum in Basel.

"Tinguely" Fountain
"Tinguely" Fountain
"Tinguely" Fountain
"Tinguely" Fountain