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Marvellous building. Interior wood panelling and wall decoration the highlight. Also the venue for... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2017
BM1411
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
I went there mainly because of the Handel Festival held every year in May.

The opera Lotario was wonderful, performed in the theatre there. I also saw Israel in Egypt... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2017
gaylatraveler
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Orange, California
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Nov 24, 2017
“Essential visit”
Jul 6, 2017
“I went there mainly because of the Handel Festival held every year in May.”
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Marvellous building. Interior wood panelling and wall decoration the highlight. Also the venue for concerts and other public events.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BM1411
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The opera Lotario was wonderful, performed in the theatre there. I also saw Israel in Egypt (oratorio) and also a performance of the Messiah. The main attraction of Goettingen is a statue of the Goose Girl (Gaenseliesel.), which is in front of the Altes Rathaus....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank gaylatraveler
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Altes Rathaus is magnificent old building. As far as I know, it is used for wedding ceremony. Some of Goettingen souvenir also sold here.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank yousufkurniawan
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Great location and great food. Nice tables in the square or downstairs if the weather isn't nice. Nice menu choice. Good food, beer and wine.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank NCtravellerUk
Reviewed March 27, 2016

The Old townhall is a beautiful example of German medieval interior design with painted walls and ceiling. Also inside is the tourist office for Göttingen, tucked away in a corner as to not disturb the main hall. There are weddings taking place inside on a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank math8ilda
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The old town hall is located on the main market right behind the Gänseliesel and is from the inside and outside a real beauty. It has a castle old German look and the inside is even more impressive. You can only get a into the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Janine S
Reviewed November 25, 2015

The hall is free for visiting. I do recommend a guided tour where one will get a lot of information and historical background.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank daddymhcool
Reviewed November 19, 2015

The coat of arms of most reigns at some point with German sovereign are presented on the top wall, one learns a lot in so little time there!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed October 21, 2015

....another tower to climb, Rathaus to see and culture to absorb. Admittedly this is a gazillion times more beautiful than the Neues Rathaus ;)

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ambrosia_everlovely
Reviewed July 29, 2015

This place should be one of your first stops if you're new to the town. It holds the Tourist Office, provides you with information on current events, AND is a beautiful, historical place to visit. You can also schedule a guided tour from the Tourist...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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