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Altes Rathaus

Address: Marktplatz, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Ranked #7 of 28 Attractions in Hannover
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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West Sussex
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488 reviews 488 reviews
161 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Much of what you can see has either been brought here or reconstructed post-war. That said, this has been done very well and there are some interesting buildings and walks to be had, some unusual art as well as opportunity to people watch.

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Berlin, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great old building with a restaurant and offices. At the edge of the Park with a small lake view. It is a very beautiful and impressive site and worth the visit.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
176 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Old Town Hall dates back to 1453. It was restored after WW2 damage and forms part of the Market and Market Kirche complex.

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Singapore, Singapore
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117 reviews 117 reviews
41 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Interesting structure to take a look as it is an important part of Hannover's history. Offices and restaurant now occupy the building but you could still go into the main lobby to have a look.

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Hannover, Germany
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

great place for familie ,you can sit and relax there with a small lake plus there is a playground for kids ;)

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Lake Grove, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Survived the bombs throughout the war very pretty building to view. Can go inside where they have models of the city both from medevil to modern times to see how the place has grown over time.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

when we stayed in Hannover, they just played Tosca from Puccini. People could listen and follow the opera from the borders of the lake around the Old Townhouse.Th sold townhouse was lightened and in the spots.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Luckily the Rathaus seems to have survived the destruction of World War 2. Its very impressive and there is the option to go to the top of the dome which we opted not to do. The main entrance hall gives an impression of the solidity of this massive "pile". There are scale models of the city showing its development during... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Recommended to have a look around and inside this wonderfull old building in the center of Hannover. Afterwards, enjoy the view from "Neues Rathaus" ;-)

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Bremen, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

This is a nice and unusual building to see. If you are thirsty you can have a coffee at Balzac. Good for a short visit.

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