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Town Hall (Rathaus)

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Address: Limmatquai 55, Zurich, Switzerland

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Centuries old and still goin g strong!

Its nice to see an old building still in its original use...If you ask nicely , they will show around with pleasure if no business is taking place. It is also based in a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2014
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Its nice to see an old building still in its original use...If you ask nicely , they will show around with pleasure if no business is taking place. It is also based in a particularly nice area of the old town.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The Townhall is located on the right-side of the Limmat. This house hosts the cantonal parliament and the Zurich city Parliament. Open sessions of the Parliament are held on Monday and Wednesday. On the entrance level, there is a bust of Rudolf Brun, the first mayor of Zurich. A very nice gentleman allowed me access to view one of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Stayed only 2 days but we are lucky to see a lot and this is one of those , Rathaus was part of the medieval town that was located on the Limmat’s right side. It was the government seat until 1789. Since the early part of the 19th century it had housed both the city’s municipal government and the cantonal... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

gorgeous old zurich bldg on limmat - townhall - very quaint!

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

I don't believe there is anythnig special about the Rathaus. I'd much rather you spent time at the churches and the old town.

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