The Spalentor is the grandest and most impressive of the three city gates that still remain of the fortifications dating back to 1400.
La Piazza del Mercato è dominata dall'imponente municipio, sede del governo del Cantone di Basilea Città. Durante la settimana, sulla piazza si vendono frutta e verdura fresca e fiori.
The “Pharmacy museum” contains collections of old pharmaceuticals, pharmacy furniture, laboratory utensils, ceramics, instruments, books, art- and craftwork. The museum is situated in the old house “Zum Vorderen Sessel”, where the famous humanist Erasmus and the alchemist Paracelsus once dwelled. Well worth a visit not only for specialists but also for interested laymen.
The five so-called Buvettes along the Rhine shores of Kleinbasel offer cool drinks and small yet delicious specialities during the summer months.