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Hotel de Ville

Place de l'Horloge, 84045 Avignon, France
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Ranked #18 of 35 attractions in Avignon
Type: Government Buildings
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Lovely, imposing building from the front. Just had a look inside the main foyer where there was an exhibition by a local artist, interesting and a few welcome minutes out of the heat.

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This grand old building is in the center of the Ancient City of Avignon. You can spend as much time as you like...people watching on the square.

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Nashville, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Just a nice building to look at. No entry fee. Was nice and good escape from the heat of Avignon in June.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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33 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

An elegant nineteenth century town hall overlooking Avignon's main square. The clock tower is particularly attractive.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

It is only 100 meters from pope's palace. Nice building to have it in your pictures. The place just in front is foul of groups.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

France has many an attractive Hotel de Ville, and the Avignon Hotel de Ville is both attractive and imposing. Be sure to stand back to see the clock tower. On a Saturday afternoon, we saw a wedding here.

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Torrance, California
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15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We entered this building looking for a restroom (did not find) but were amazed by the architectural interest and memorial aspects of the grand entry room. Spent about 20 minutes and reading the lists of dead was very moving. Saw French families with young children looking at various displays.

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Oslo, Norway
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14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Nothing much happened, we were there for some talks, in a beautiful room. I was let in although I had forgot to register beforehand. Don't know if other things happen there normally, but it was nice to just look like I did as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This is a beautiful building well worth a look at, right in the centre of the old walled city. There was a very good photographic display in the foyer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The place is beautiful inside out - don't miss it if you tour the plaza, it's a short visit and really nice. We enjoyed the different works of art spread around the rooms the most - look for rooms that are ok to enter to, and you'll discover wonderful paintings.

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