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Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus)

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The former seat of Munich's municipal government, this landmark on the Marienplatz has the city's various coats of arms imprinted on its facade.
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Marienplatz 15, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

just near with Glockenspiel so that take visit together of it. pretty & good for taking picture of it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I need to say that I did not go in to any of the attractions, but rather viewed them from the outside as part of my visit to Munich’s Old Town. I highly recommend people walking around, shopping and dining in this fun area of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were in town for Oktoberfest but glad we took the time to visit the old town. A nice place to walk around with some good sites. We happened to be there when the town clock struck noon and changed display which was cool. Only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 6 October 2018

My husband and I visited Austria and Germany to celebrate his 50th birthday. The trip was a bucketlist item complete with Oktoberfest and the Cinderella castle! On our first day, we completed Rick Steves Munich walking tour. This was one of the may beautiful sites.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

10.4.18 Sits right in the center of Marienplatz. There is also a good restaurant in the basement of the building. The Glockenspiel daily event takes place in this building usually at mid day. This is worth seeing. the Doctor Hit me with some BIG LOVE...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

It's a really pretty building with an amazing view of the city once you get to the top. There is a little bit of history here and there and a guidebook is provided, which gives a little more context. I think if we had a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

There is so much to see in Munich, but make this part of the walk. The history and building worthy of the time in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

This very pretty building was actually rebuilt (as much of Munich was) after WW II. It's worth visiting when in Marienplatz.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Altes Rathaus is the heart of the Old Town, and it is situated on the east side of Marienplatz. A document from 1310 mentions about this Old Town Hall. Grand Hall was built between 1392 and 1394. The building was reconstructed in 1470, in style...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 23 July 2018

it is also marienplatz. first visit the new town hall and then go to the old one. they are very close to each other and it is surprising that the New Town Hall looks more old than the Old Town Hall :)

Date of experience: August 2017
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