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Nice Town Hall

It's a very attractive town hall located on a square but the real star is the watch tower that is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue M
Williamsburg, Virginia
Evokes power and strength and formality

"Hotel" translates into "large public building" in French (more or less) and this "Hotel" is the... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very attractive town hall located on a square but the real star is the watch tower that is attached to the Hotel de Ville.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed September 26, 2018

"Hotel" translates into "large public building" in French (more or less) and this "Hotel" is the town's house for governmental business. The flags, balcony, and ornate wooden carved doors set this apart from all else in Old Town. There's a public square in front; it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

seen them all. Just another HdV in yet another French town. Nothing special about this one either - despite what the local guide will tell you !!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mick r
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Aix has such an impressive city hall. This centuries-old building with its bold clock tower has a commanding presence in the plaza before it. I thought the archway through it was especially nice, and so did other people, including a couple taking wedding photography that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Situated in the centre of the old town and close to lovely squares and the shopping area, this is a must place to visit. The peace and tranquility after the hustle and bustle of the town is heaven and the architecture outstanding.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Geoff M
Reviewed June 17, 2018

At central city, lots of great cafes around and a wonderful watch tower with a historic statue inside and lovely Carillion. An inscription talking about the town's occupation and ultimate liberation is very moving.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank couplessPS
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I thought this 17th-century city hall with an attached 16th-century clock tower presented a nice architecture attraction at the Aix town square. As I stood in front of the city hall, I found that its Italianate facade and carved wooden entrance door offered an impressive...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We walked by twice and admired the clock tower from both sides. There was a small flower market going on in the morning - closing down around 1.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Most interesting part of the building is the clock tower....the various figurines and the roof of the clock tower. The town hall itself is set in a charming square in which the flower market takes place. If you’re walking round old town you’re most likely...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank chrispducnrice
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Was lunch time when we arrived so closed but the door is worth the visit very sturdy and ornate make time to see

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alan G
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