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Ventura City Hall

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Address: 501 Poli St, Ventura, CA 93001
Phone Number: 805-654-7800
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Great place for events

I have attended several events at the Ventura City Hall, including many church events and a wedding reception. The staff for events is very accommodating and helpful. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Bobbi G
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Ventura County West, California
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Ventura County West, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have attended several events at the Ventura City Hall, including many church events and a wedding reception. The staff for events is very accommodating and helpful. They strive to ensure you are well cared for. The event rooms are very clean and well kept. The only issue I have ever encountered is that at one event that we had... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

One of the most beautiful buildings of Ventura. Father Serra's statue is standing in front of the building looking down California Street.

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Midland, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I was amazed as we drove up the hill toward the Ventura City Hall. It was very beautiful and impressive looking. It looked large enough to serve as something much larger than City Hall. The architecture was unique with all kinds of interesting details in the design. We were glad we chose to drive this direction to see it firsthand.

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1 Thank Rocky V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

A grand edifice in a classical style, it overlooks a boulevard that descends down to the ocean. A statue of Junipero Serra stands in front. Try to see the paintings just inside the front door.

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

There is an information center inside. The walls and floors are gorgeous nice art all through the halls. Look at the outside of the building for faces in the architectural structures . The views from the building are pretty.

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Ventura, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The Ventura City Hall is often overlooked when passing through Ventura. Visitors rarely get off main street and many never even get past the hotels on or near the water. It is well worth the quick walk up Californa Street to Poli. The columns show faces of Franciscan padres. They look amused or befuddled. The second floor has many beautiful... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

You easily spot the majestic old Court House sited on high ground a few blocks above Main St. It dominates the city's low sky line with its beautiful structure. Informative to walk through and explore. Nice woodwork and marble interiors. Parking nearby is easy & convenient. Fun to visit! Enjoy.....

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1 Thank David B L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I used to work in the building and got to know all the secret places it has. But! The main area open to the public is fascinating. The faces on the outside of the building are one of a kind. The woodwork in the meeting rooms is spectacular. The marble/granite along the walkway, staircase and walls is amazing. I would... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

This was such a nice surprise, we spent several hours checking out the local art in the hallways of this beautiful building. Then the courtroom where Perry Mason was filmed. Everyone we met was very helpful and wanted to talk about their City.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Worth walking around the building just to look at the architecture and some of the ceiling fixtures. I was there for a City Hall meeting at night.

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