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Hotel de Ville

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Address: Place de l'Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 42 76 54 04

This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French...

This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French government, and features a number of displays on French history.

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Enjoyed at this place beach side

There was some music fest going when we went there . It was full of energy and the river side was full of games and beer The river side was converted into a beach

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There was some music fest going when we went there . It was full of energy and the river side was full of games and beer The river side was converted into a beach

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CIty of Lights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The "Hotel de Ville" or Townhall is right in the middle of Paris, in the famous "le MARAIS " district. Many events throughout the year take place each month, on the big plazza facing the Hotel de Ville. Thirsty tourists and parisians will have the chance to find 2 "Paris Water Springs" to refill their gourds!!! (quite rare). The good... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Paris' Hotel de Ville is a standout example of French architectural grandeur. It is a very short walk from Notre Dame to the Hotel de Ville, so I recommend walking by after visiting Paris' most famous church. The pedestrianized plaza out front if very lovely and included a very ornate double-decker merry-go-round when I was there. I took a few... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy going there when I go to Paris. If you are Lucky, you can see some big poster to celebrate (like now football) , to hear some musics..... I wasn't in it.... but I'll do it the next time. My little secret, coming from the Louvres, go on the other side, closed to the Seine, you have a tiny... More 

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Adria, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful building, half way between the Île de la Cité and the Pompidou Centre, well worth including in any walking tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When i went it had the place infront of the town hall filled with art; and Pride flags draping the building, as a memorial for the killings in orlando, it was a beautiful sight

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near from other famous places in Paris, You doing a lot of places walking, inclusive hotel de Ville and the major of Paris was there ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The trip to this building is really to admire the architecture and how grand it is. Since it is so close to other tourist areas like Le Marais or Notre Dame, why not stop by? After enjoying the exterior of the building itself, it's nice to sit and people watch in this area and there are also shops and cafes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Such a grand building, worth the effort to walk past and around, prepare and research before you arrive to get the full value of the visit to this location.

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

It's not open to the public. It is a good-looking building, but there are many good-looking buildings in Paris - this one doesn't stand out. To me, this place isn't worth a visit; if you really want to see this building, to spend five minutes here will be enough for you to see and take photos of it.

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