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Paulus Church, Basel, Switzerland



Paulus Church was designed by Swiss architect Karl Coelestin Moser (1860-1936) in Neo-Romanic style (structure) with artwork in Art Nouveau style and built from 1898 to 1901. It is one of the few protestant churches in Switzerland that are permanently open to the public.

Artwork: Relief on top of the main entrance by Carl Burckhardt (1878-1923), mosaics on inner front wall by Heinrich Altherr (1878-1947), stained glass windows by Max Läuger (1864-1952).



Basel: Paulus Church, nave



Art Nouveau Stained Glass Windows

Basel: Paulus church, door

Basel: Paulus church: Art nouveau Window







How to find Paulus Church in Basel

Tram 8, stop Zoo Bachletten (to start and see the fašade)
Tram 8, stops Bundesplatz and Schützenhaus (after seeing the quarter)
Paulus Church is located in the fork between Steinenring and Arnold-Böcklin-Strasse,
the backside is delimited by Paulusgasse.
GPS coordinates: latitude = 47.551593, longitude = 7.578410
maps: search.ch

Add ons

Arnold-Böcklin-Strasse leading from Paulusplatz to Bundesplatz / Schützenmatt park on the south side of Paulus Church and the city district around were built end 19th / beginning 20th century and feature several Art Nouveau style houses.



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