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Old Town Hall (Stara Radnice)

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Address: Radnicka 8, Brno 60200, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 542 427 150
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Description: Dating from the early thirteenth-century, he oldest secular building in...
Dating from the early thirteenth-century, he oldest secular building in the city of Brno features a beautiful late-Gothic portal at the foot of its tower, which has an observation gallery open to the pubic.
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The views in all four directions are extraordinary

Get a feel for the layout and the architecture of Brno by climbing the tower and, at the same time, take in a little history by looking at the well documented exhibits. I get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Steyning
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good way to burn off any cake you have eaten!! Hundreds of stairs to the top of the town hall, ending up with a fabulous view of Brno.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Get a feel for the layout and the architecture of Brno by climbing the tower and, at the same time, take in a little history by looking at the well documented exhibits. I get vertigo but the stairs are sturdy and wide and the views are accessible from indoors, although the more adventurous can step outslde. So I didn't have... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

You're greeted by a stuffed crocodile hanging from the ceiling when entering the town hall corridor, which is an interesting sight. I just wandered around a bit and bought a ticket to climb up the tower, but everything else was closed. Apparently there is a regular tour that you can take that probably gives access to more rooms, but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The history of Brno is interesting inside out, whatever you choose you will be pleased. Same with the Old Town Hall, where you will see the crocodile hanging from the ceiling... read the story ! :)

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Dating from the early thirteenth-century. A tourist office was outside but the Town Hall not open. They had a crocodile hanging in entrance – protective DRAGON!

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Lublin, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great building. Very friendly people at the information desk. The famous Brno dragon smells a little suspiciously - I thought it was a plastic model, but...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We were there after hours so had limited access. Interesting architecture. Make time to visit the area.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Worth a visit, but there wasn't a ton to see. Glad I stopped by, but don't strain yourself to get there.

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The old town hall houses a number of small but interesting exhibits. This has a gothic portal and a number of turrets built above it. The middle one was deliberately built leaning over to symbolise the crookedness of the person who had hired the builder, but then would not pay for the work. Below the portal was a replica model... More 

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Girona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

There is an alligator hanging from the ceiling in the entrance, and the building is nice. There also is the information center.

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Address: Address: Radnicka 8, Brno 60200, Czech Republic
Phone Number: 542 427 150
Location: Europe  >  Czech Republic  >  Moravia  >  South Moravian Region  >  Brno

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