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Flohmarkt, Basel

Flohmarkt - Basel, Switzerland
Flohmarkt
Petersplatz, Basel, Switzerland 4051Map
+41 61 268 6868
Neighborhood: City Center
Overview

This large flea market takes place every week on Petersplatz. Apart from the autumn fair and a few holidays, it is staged every Saturday. Hundreds of people come looking for a bargain when the weather is good. Antiques masquerade as unwanted rubbish and there a lots of records for vinyl junkies. There are also books, furniture, ornaments, cooking utensils and much more. There is also a wide range of prices, from ridiculously cheap to unbelievably expensive. It's worth haggling.

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Flohmarkt General Information
  • Type: Community
  • Venue Description:
    St. Peter's Square or Peterplatz is famous area that currently plays host to many markets; periodically or weekly. The site has a rich history first serving as a playground, then being used my the military, and then providing space for socio-cultural activities like games and competitions. Over a period of time old buildings were demolished and newer and finer structures constructed around the area which enhances the popularity of the place. Petersplatz is now known more for the markets that take place within it rather than the beautiful structures.
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