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Hotel de Ville

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Address: Place de l'Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 42 76 54 04
Activities: Ice skating, Biking
Description: This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French...
This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French government, and features a number of displays on French history.
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This building is really Town Hall and I quite the building. Be sure to come back out at night and see it. Real close to Notre Dame. Also, the undergroud comes up right below on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This building is really Town Hall and I quite the building. Be sure to come back out at night and see it. Real close to Notre Dame. Also, the undergroud comes up right below on the corner of it.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was built in the second half of the 19. century. It is full with decorations, the facade has got 146 sculpture. The square in front has got two very nice fountains, a lot of banks, where you can just sit and relax.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Unfortunately the day that I visited, the building was not open to the public. But it was still nice to sit and admire the building, if you are in the area.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This you just have to visit , it takes you back in time . You can sit Down and enjoy Your time and let yourself bee spoiled by the staff . It is realy woth its Money. Even just for a cofffee or a drink , just let them spoil you . WoW

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Maple Valley, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Since one walks right past this when walking (above ground, not metro) from Notre Dame to Chatelet-Les Halles or Pompidou, it makes the walk better. The intricate architecture is great. Often during the summer or festivals they put on events or outdoor concerts.

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Middleton, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Hotel de Ville hosted an excellent exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Photos, documents and material culture were on display to tell the story of this terrible time in world history.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This has been the home of the Paris government since 1357. It's an amazing building. You can go inside, but there is a security line and a fee. (You can peek in the lobby though without going all the way inside). It's a beautiful building, and worth a few pix. Check it out!

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

spent many a time sat in the square outside here, didn't manage to do the ice skating but will do next time we go to Paris

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Hôtel de Ville is the impressive building housing the city's local administration, in the 4th arrondissement. I loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Hotel de Ville (Town Hall) is since centuries ago the central town hall, because Paris is divided into 20 districts and everyone has its own town hall. Of course the building has suffered changements during its history (tha actual is a copy of the original renaissance style after a fire). Is wonderfull during the day but i would invite anyone... More 

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Address: Place de l'Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 42 76 54 04
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais

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