Cathedral Cloister (1)

Built mainly of pink sandstone blocks, the cathedral is the emblem of Basel and its construction goes back to the dawn of time. It was Carolingian in the 9th century, Ottonian in the 11th century and Romanesque at the turn of the 12th and 13th centuries. It was transformed into a Gothic style in the 13th century before being severely damaged in the earthquake of 1356 and then rebuilt and transformed over the centuries.


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