On every corner find buildings dating back as far as the 15th century, however also fabulous modern buildings designed by world-renowned architects. Thanks to the compact size of the city, it is ideal to discover its charms by foot. You will find that the unusual combination of the traditional and the modern provides for an interesting and exciting cityscape that nonetheless stands in total harmony. Five walking tours around Basel's historic centre, each marked with blue symbols, are a good way to explore the old town on foot. Take along our brochure "A journey back into history": you can pick one up at one of the Tourist Information desks of Basel Tourism. The routes are also available as an app and can be downloaded from Apple's App Store and from Google Play – simply search for «iTour Basel».