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Hotel de Ville

Place de l'Hotel de ville, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Landmarks

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Nashville, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was a nice historic place that has some great stories behind it. The square it is on has a great market on Friday as well. We enjoyed it!

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madison, wi
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112 reviews 112 reviews
31 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Worth a stop in if your passing by but don't go out of your way. There are restrooms inside on second floor

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Dublin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a very imposing building on a major Square. It evokes the key French political philosophy of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. I hope that the French never lose sight of this central political theme, no matter what happens in their own internal political scene!! It has been the inspiration fro democracy in so many countries -- a democracy concept... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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126 reviews 126 reviews
28 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Flower shops, street performers, wine, people...just a very pretty and memorable experience. My favorite place to be in the evening.

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Innsbruck
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164 reviews 164 reviews
52 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky to be greeted in this wonderful square by a talented jazz group. The setting under the clock tower and in front of the old city hall is beautiful and one can sit for hours sipping a glass if the music and weather is right.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Hotel de Ville square is where everyone sits, sips wine and listens to the accordion player or local musicians play. Travellers sit around the fountain, walk through the featured artist's exhibition, or meander the local flower market vendors. It's the perfect place to spend a leisurely few hours any time of day.

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Craiova, Romania
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74 reviews 74 reviews
61 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We were happy that we could hear, inside the Hotel de Ville, a pre-classical music concert. It was late in the evening, torches had been lit, chords concert was in full swing .... and, above all, one could hear the old clock tower .... can be more beautiful than that?

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Yorkshire, England
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This square is home to various markets on different days - it is always lively and entertaining. Do not miss the clock tower at the top end!

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Mechelen, Belgium
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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

More or less what you expect, and... it's free! You can just walk into the large room upstairs. All the rest was closed when we visited on a Saturday afternoon.

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Boulder, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

It's the City Hall. No different from the one in most every other city in France. They have public restrooms there which is useful.

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