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Rathaus Stralsund

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Rafal W wrote a review Oct 11
Leeds, United Kingdom950 contributions29 helpful votes
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Although first mentions about the town hall comes from 13th century, when Stralsund, which at that time belonged to Principality of Rugen, has been given city rights, only around year 1400 to the nearly completed edifice monumental façade from Old Market side was added. Two-storey building on a rectangular plan with small inner courtyard has been rebuilt in first half of 18th century. This time Baroque portal and stucco were added from the side of Ossenreverstrasse Street. In 19th century, however, town hall was re-Gothicised and Baroque stucco were removed. Impressive elevation from the Alter Markt side suppose to show city's wealth and power. And Stralsund, as a member of powerful Hanseatic League, being at the peak of his success didn't drip money to show it. Interesting fact about Stralsund's Rathaus is that to elevation of every storey has been given different look. Also, in year 1370 in the hall of city council the Treaty of Stralsund was signed, ending the conflict over trade privileges in Baltic Sea basin between Denmark and Hanseatic League. Among typical gothic motifs of representative northern façade, also known as Schaufassade, coats of arms of six Hanseatic cities can be found. It looks okay, overall.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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AlterSchwede13 wrote a review Sep 2020
Boblingen, Germany1,418 contributions510 helpful votes
beautiful center of the city: the city hall with its passage, in hanseatic style is of course the eye catcher. It is nice that there is a gastronomic part inside.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Hungry-sailor86 wrote a review Jan 2020
San Fernando La Union, Philippines300 contributions67 helpful votes
impressive architecture within a square that likely bustles on sunny days. would be a nice location to sit with a hot drink or a cold beer
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Suwatss wrote a review Sep 2019
Bangkok, Thailand5,237 contributions359 helpful votes
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We really are impressed with the gorgeous city hall in Stralsund. It is elaborately carved and architecturally built in Hanseatic Gothic style typical in Northern Germany. Don’t miss this one.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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guenterboeer wrote a review Aug 2019
Reutlingen, Germany95 contributions24 helpful votes
The front is build of stones and lokk very pretty. The house behind is not spectacular.But a nice view.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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