The Neo-Gothic St. Elizabeth Church, built in 1857-1864, was the first Swiss open church that welcomed visitors from all backgrounds. The architectural details including gargoyles on the roof, the gable relief above the main entrance, the pulpit and sculptures were designed by Jacques-Ange Corbel. The 72 metre high steeple has 228 steps leading to a viewing platform at a height of 52.5 metres.
Elisabethenstrasse 10, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
+41 61 272 03 43
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