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Hotel de Ville

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Address: Place de l'Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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One of the most beautiful buildings ever. Huge... You can spend an hour just watching all its architecture. We didn't go inside. It must be stoning

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Castaic, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is off of Rue Rivoli, a busy street that has a mall across the street. Great place for a photo and a metro station nearby.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A place where people meet for all cultural events like Nuit Blanche etc. Most of the nice nightlife and restaurents are also scattered not far from the hotel de ville area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful buildings ever. Huge... You can spend an hour just watching all its architecture. We didn't go inside. It must be stoning

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing on a large open space, just up from the Seine and not all that far from Notre Dame cathedral, Paris City Hall is a pretty impressive place, and if ever a reader has the opportunity to visit the reception rooms, then they must not hesitate. They are quite unique. Having been invited on several occasions to official receptions here,... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I moved to Paris last month to be with my partner and have spent many days exploring my new city. Hotel de Ville is not only a historic building, metro stop, but had France Postal inside......great place to take out money securely inside their office......or mail postcards or letters home to loved ones. Outside there's plenty to do with shops,... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel de ville is one of the common place in almost all the ville (city) in France. This is not a hotel, it's a official government place. Nice in architecture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel De Ville is truly one of the most beautiful buildings in Paris. There are numerous statues on and around the building. Part of it is used as a Hotel and part is still used as the municipal building. It is a beautiful landmark and worth a visit. Very close to the Notre Dame. Also if you want to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing example of 16th century French Renaissance architecture . This is the French city hall where the mayors office is and the Parisian city council are located. Stunningly beautiful and worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

The cold showers of sprayed water outside the Hotel de Ville were a welcome addition to our hot wals across the city. The beach volleyball courts were good too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Yes it Paris Town Hall, it is a decent building with nice architecture inside out. The area around is used for different events - beach volley is the one I encounter most.

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