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Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall)

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Address: Rathausplatz 2, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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Worthwhile to enjoy a lunch on the square before the 'Altes Rathaus'

The Town Hall of Passau is located close to the banks of the Danube. It actually consists of two or three buildings: on the one hand, the Old Town Hall with the 'Rathausturm' and... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
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Aalst, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Built in 14th century on the site of a former fish market. Lovely clock tower and numerous murals decorating the walls. Interesting marker to show flood water levels.

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Aalst, Belgium
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Town Hall of Passau is located close to the banks of the Danube. It actually consists of two or three buildings: on the one hand, the Old Town Hall with the 'Rathausturm' and the historic 'Rathaussaal' and, on the other hand, the New Town Hall. Since October 2007 also the former main customs office forms part of the Passau... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

As we walked thru the small side streets of the old part of Passau, we stopped to admire the Passau's Town Hall. On the outside are numerous paintings of large figures and scenes of the town. There is a large clock tower and on one part of the building you can see the markings of where the different floods have... More 

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Alabama
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

We went by the Altes Rathaus in Passau as part of a walking tour and heard the history, saw the high water flood marks, but otherwise did not get to go inside because we were there early in the morning.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Worth the time and effort, interesting information.about the building and area.along with the interesting town.

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This old town hall is just beautiful, typical bavarian colors mix with a touch of Eastern European style. You can enter it from a very small entrance on the right side and admire some rooms. 2€

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Cleveland Heights
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

The Altes Rathaus is nice, nothing really special, but the high water marks on the walls, indicating where the floods reached, over the past 400 years, is amazing to see.

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Raleigh NC
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is an attractive City Hall with stone tower which is adjacent to the river. It is worth a stop to see the high water marks from previous year's floods. It is worth a stop but you won't need more than five minutes or so. It is a good meeting point as it is visible from a large part of... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Just off the river, the town hall not only records the time but also the high water marls of the all too frequent floods.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The town hall has a nice restaurant for a lunch or dinner. The clock tower has all the marking for each flood into the city marked by year and heights.

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