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As you enter Palazzo Basel, the beautiful and ornately done up interiors are sure to catch your attention. But that is not the only attention-drawing factor of this 'gourmet theatre'. The delectable delights that feature on the menu put together by celebrity chef Peter Moser is sure to be a hit with any conoisseur. But the real treat is enjoying some fantastic performances as you appreciate the thoughtful four-course meal! Palazzo Colombino, the popular event, is as extravagant as it gets; acrobats and magicians, musicians and artists, all come together for a spectacular show full of color and excitement. All in all, the Palazzo Basel rates high on fantasy, high on entertainment and high on culinary satisfaction!
The former barracks is now the number one place for cultural events in Basel. A gaggle of buildings surrounding a meadow hosts diverse exhibitions and all manner of cultural happenings. The complex includes a bar, a restaurant, and a theater/concert space, designed in a lively combination. The meadow is the only real green space in this part of Basel. It is often used as a sports pitch, and on warm summer nights serves the visitors to the events as a relaxing space. And while the theater management constantly succeeds in attracting sought after international companies to Basel, the concert organizers keep a firm eye on the newest trends and alternative groups.
Basel Theater is one of the city's main cultural hot spots, hosting a ton of lavish performances throughout the year. Known to dish out some of the most hair-raising performances, this theater seldom fails to inspire its audiences with shows that not only entertain, but also send out an underlying message. Usually playing host to the city's own opera and ballet companies, there is no shortage of entertainment or excitement at this fabulous venue.
St. Jakobshalle hosts all kinds of different events ranging from assemblies and concerts, to major sports events and exhibitions. It is conveniently located in the center of a park and recreation area on the south-eastern tip of Basel. The facilities are huge in size, with a total of 12 halls, and regularly feature well-known performers in concert and popular sporting events.
Stadtcasino Basel is the heart to Basel's musical scene. This concert hall is home to generally classical musical artists. The room's quality acoustics make this an ideal venue for artists to perform and up to 1,512 viewers to listen. Here the sights and sounds of Basel's rich musical life at this historic venue. While the emphasis is on the musical hall, Stadtcasino Basel also features three additional rooms that are perfect for exhibitions, conferences, and lectures.
A prominent institution in the cultural scene of Basel, Musical Theater Basel attracts theater and music lovers from far and wide. Seating around 1550 people within its modern and stunning structure, whether one is seated in the balcony, mezzanine, or stall, all views of the stage are unimpeded. Classic shows (like The Phantom of the Opera) and local highlights (like Basel tanzt) have graced the theater's stage. Centrally located within the city, the Musical Theater Basel is easily accessible by local transit and is close in proximity to the urban attractions of Basel.