St. Paul's Church, Basel

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St. Paul's Church (Pauluskirche) is a Reformed Church in Basel, Switzerland, part of the Evangelical-Reformed Church of the Canton Basel-Stadt. 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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  • 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...  more »
  • The church was constructed between May 1898 and November 1901 by Karl Moser and Robert Curjel and features a Neo-Romanesque architectural style. It features artwork in Art Nouveau style including...  more »
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  • Beautiful neo-classic church, gorgeous from the inside and outside. They also have concerts here. The church is located in a nice and green park only a short walk from the center of the city and the train station. It is a place of peace and quiet.
  • Its grandeur appearance with exquisite trees at the entrance. Inside breathtaking marble architecture with sound perfect because of design.
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