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Altes Rathaus

Marktplatz, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Ranked #7 of 30 Attractions in Hannover
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Berlin, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 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
97 helpful votes 97 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
50 helpful votes 50 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
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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169 reviews 169 reviews
36 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Frankfurt, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The building is spectacular. The food at the Atrium was just ok, after soup, main course and dessert, I was glad we had stopped at NordSee before. The portion were petite. It would make a lovely venue for a party or reception, probably a nice business lunch, but I'd choose a different dinner location

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