Easter Monday at 10 o'clock in the morning no one was about except other passengers from our ship. We ran into a couple we had met on board.
As we wandered about that morning the town hall or Rathaus, a bright red, caught our attention.
Normally there is a market in the square but not this holiday.
We went through the arches to the inner courtyard.
Notice the coat of arms above the door? I had to ask someone what it was. It's not a hat but a stylized version of a bishop's crozier or staff, foreshortened of course. That coat of arms appears everywhere in Basel. You'll see it in many of the photos I have here.
Quite a magnicent building outside. I wonder what it looked like inside.
One of many interesting things about Basel. More to come.