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Be sure to visit the preserved Augustinian Monastery which was founded over 700 years ago. For hundreds of years of existence, the building itself has been rebuilt several times. Nevertheless, some of its original elements still managed to survive after centuries. The Augustiner Museum occupies a historical building for the moment. It is dedicated to the history of the famous Holy Order of Priests. The museum contains very valuable objects of church art, as well as ancient artifacts that once belonged to the monastery.
A lot of exciting historical buildings can be seen near the Oberlinden square. The house of the old Zum Roten Baren inn is considered the most amazing attraction of these places. According to some data, it is the oldest of the remaining inns in Germany. Its opening took place in 1120. It is notable that a small hotel is still operating in a unique building today. There is a famous restaurant of regional cuisine on its first floor.
You can see beautiful half-timbered Alte Munsterbauhutte house nearby. It was built at the same time as the Cathedral. Once, this house inhabited workers who have labored to build the cathedral. Nowadays, the construction is an architectural monument of national importance. Not far from the square, are a unique Gothic Basler Hof House and the Haus zum Walfisch, built in the 16th century. The last house is noteworthy because Erasmus of Rotterdam used to live in it.