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City Hall - Rathaus, Hamburg: 45 reviews and 81 photos

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Hamburg's town hall dates from the 1890s, when there was a general revival of urban pride across northern Europe. The Rathaus may be a stylistic pastiche of "Gothic" and Renaissance features - but it undeniably works as a building, and it's come to be a real symbol of its city. (It reminds me a bit of "Chateau style" buildings in Canada, such as the Parliament buildings in Ottawa or the Canadian Pacific Railway hotels in Banff or Victoria.)

Address: Rathausmarkt
Directions: U3: Rathaus
Phone: +49 - 40 428312064
Website: http://www.hamburg.de/rathaus/

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  • Written Dec 22, 2006
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