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Address: Rathausplatz, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Description: Located in one of Freiburg's largest public squares, this building houses...
Located in one of Freiburg's largest public squares, this building houses the city's municipal government.
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Lovely building in a lovely vibrant square, was a busy area with lots of people around. Well worth a visit for the atmosphere and choices of cafés and bars.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Belper, United Kingdom
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Belper, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Lovely building in a lovely vibrant square, was a busy area with lots of people around. Well worth a visit for the atmosphere and choices of cafés and bars.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice place need a sunny day. Worth to go around for a walk. Nice colors for building. after walk go visit munister then eat icecream from Eis and cafe restaurant at Rathaus :)

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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

It's true: Freiburg has a particular charme even without stunning buildings. This is the case of the Town Hall too. It's in a very nice little square where you can enjoy the shadows of the trees. Lovely

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delhi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I just loved the old town of Freiburg - the main tourist circle. The tourist information is displayed at most of the main squares right from the train station. You may also visit the rathaus to buy a map and get some quick guidance from the information center guys... And you just get going winding through the small lanes beautiful... More 

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Milford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The buidling was very nice, but there is nothing spectacular to draw you to this. It is near just another shopping area with a lot of common stores, junk stores, a few nice shoppes, and fast food restaurants - certainly not worth a trip to see it when there are other beautiful towns with stunning buildings in Europe.

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

When compared with other town halls in Germany, this one seems somewhat pale. However, its beauty is in its simplicity. I was seated with my two feet soaked in the running water of the many small 'canals' crisscrossing the town area and I couldn't help wondering how small is this town hall when compared with others; yet it's pretty and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

the town hall was just like any other, but the architecture was absolutely beautiful, just like the rest of the area

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Lots of cafes nearby just to sit 6 watch people around.

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Bern, Schweiz
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Look at the building, compare it with the "Rathaus" in Basle. The two cities have a common past

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