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New Town Hall (Neues Rathaus)

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Address: Martin-Luther-Ring 4, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Looks magnificent

Aparently, this building has been the seat of the city administration since 1905. It features the tallest tower of any town hall in the world, hard to believe right? Looks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Aparently, this building has been the seat of the city administration since 1905. It features the tallest tower of any town hall in the world, hard to believe right? Looks magnificent, I stopped for a while when passing by. Glorious.

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ISTANBUL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Located centrally. One of the most impressive historical articture in mid Europe..Unfortunatelly, no Englsih explanation about the building could be obtained !

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1 Thank OLCAY TUNA Y
Surrey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Tried to get up the tower and got totally lost inside the very ugly place which is now the council offices. Got stopped by some nasty guards (Group 4) and was told to "apply for a pass" to go up the tower (only at 11am or 2pm). Since I had been to Leipzig during DDR times, this reminded me of... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

The pictures speak for themselves. This is one of the most impressive buildings in Leipzig. Make sure you see it when visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Didn't have time to go inside, however, was just amazed with how majestic it is from the outside. Looks like a castle. I will definitely recommend to go to the park on the opposite or just across the street and take some pictures with it from the distance!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

The largest town hall in Germany and built in the early C20. Impressive and with a very pleasant Ratskeller.

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1 Thank 490theos
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

One of the bigest Town Halls of the World. Amazing from the outside and pretty, too. I didn´t have the time to get indside, but it should be possible to to get a fine view of Leipzig from the top. Hope I make it next time.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

The new town hall was completed in 1905 with the Palazzo Vecchio of Florence as a paragon. There are 578 rooms making it one of the biggest town halls in the world. There are 252 steps to viewing platform in 85 m height where an impressive panorama of Leipzig opens.

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Leipzig, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

Theo Bildung itself is quite impressive just to look at. Inside you will find not only most of Leipzigs government, but also a great achitecture. There are two big halls sometimes with changing exhibitiones. But what i like most is going up the town halls tower. By paying a fee (around 5€) you are allowed to take the over 400... More 

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Leipzig, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2012

...there is a paternoster lift inside, which is fun to ride up to the end, to find out, what happens, if you don't step out at the last floor !!! A sign says, "only for mebera of the city hall" , but you can do it anyway (hey, I'm a citizen of Leipzig, so I pay with my tax money... More 

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