St. Paul's Church, Basel

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St. Paul's Church (Pauluskirche) is a Reformed Church in Basel, Switzerland. The church was constructed between May 1898 and November 1901 by Karl Moser (1860–1936) and Robert Curjel and features a Neo-Romanesque architectural style. The apse is fitted with a stone pulpit that is raised behind a stone communion table. The apse also features a gallery, with a central arch behind the pulpit, in which the organ and choir are placed. It features artwork in Art Nouveau style including relief work on the church exterior above the main entrance by sculptor Carl Burckhardt (1878–1923), mosaics on the inner front wall by Heinrich Altherr (1878–1947) and stained glass windows by Max Laeuger (1864–1952).
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  • In Basel, no reformed church is called St. St. Paul's Church is easy. The architect who had built this church, later called the sin of his youth. I'm not visiting this church, I drive past but work often.
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  • It is sufficient to take the tram from past. The small park it around is quite nice. Basel offers more.
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  • St. Paul’s Church may not be as stunning a church as others around Basel, but I think it’s my favorite. During the summer and fall months, there are the well-manicured grounds and the colorful assortm...  more »
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  • Beautiful church with well-decorated flower gardens.
  • Beautiful church with manicured lawns and garden
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  • Very nice church.
  • Wonderful architecture

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