The Hotel de Ville is in the place of the same name, between the Seine and the rue Rivoli, it's a reconstruction of the original that burned down in 1871. It's facade has sculptures of famous French men (Voltaire, Rousseau, Charles
During our short one-day stay in Stockholm, we thought one of the must-see sights was the City Hall.
Situated on the banks of one of the city's channels. It looks more like a church than an official government building. The guided
Alexanderplatz ("Alex") is perhaps the busiest square in vibrant Berlin, in it stands the massive red town hall (red for the color of its bricks) and the seat of the Senate and of the Mayor. Alexanderplatz area is very peaceful with a
Every year at the beginning of the academic year, the Vienna City Hall would send invitations to the Erasmus students, inviting them to the welcome party hosted by the mayor. That was when I had the opportunity to visit the interior
I added some time to visit New York City Hall because I was told it was rather pretty. So, while waiting to visit the September 11th Memorial, we decided to pay a visit. The town hall is located in a small park and you can't get too
In the area of Shinjuku, one of Tokyo's busiest areas, the city's government building is located here and, very high up, there are two towers, one northern and one southern, which offer for free, one of the best views of the city.
This is the new Town Hall and can be found in Marienplatz. It is with a Gothic Revival style and was constructed between 1867 and 1909. Its main facade measures 100m in length and 85m in high, and its tower is one of the largest in
This photo is from my first visit to Hamburg, Germany and it's the Town Hall or "Rathaus" as it's known in German. You can get there by taking the U3 that will drop you right next to the building. The metro station of the same name is
The first time you come here you don't believe it is the famous San Fermin Square that looks so great on TV. It is exactly that what attracts thousands of people every year to kick off these parties. Check out the council, a solitary
Yes, of course the Town Hall clock tower is known for being home to the famous astronomical clock. But it has much more than that. In fact, what I enjoy most about it is the amazing view of the city from the peak. One of the things
Although it seems a bit silly, one of the biggest tourist attractions in Astorga is the Town Hall, near Plaza Mayor, where you can see the maragatos, Juan Zancuda and Colasa, telling the time. Astorga is the capital of the region and
Located in the great square of the same name, The Capitol is the current headquarters of the City Council. The impressive facade was built by the architect Guillaume Cammas and has eight marble columns symbolizing the first eight
This building is certainly one that has impressed me most in my travels. I loved it the first time I came here on a trip through Belgium, Holland and West Germany some years ago. Returning, I remembered that I had not been wrong. It
The City Hall serves as part of the city hall, of the City of London. Draws attention with itsmodernist design (Norman Foster) compared with the other buildings across the river. For a closer look, you can easily access it through
The Belfast City Hall is a neoclassical building built in the early 20th century, after Queen Victoria granted city status to Belfast. The highlight of the building is its large dome, similar to that of Saint Paul's in London. Inside,
The city of Toronto has two buildings which were built with the intention of housing the city council. The old town hall (Old City Hall) is a classic building, the architect is called Edward Lennox (ve also designed the Casa Loma).
It is the headquarters of the authorities of the former colony, and in its time it is where they kept the slaves, and during the recent military dictatorship (in the 70s) it also became a place of detention, torture and murder. It is
This is the type of typical American government building that we're sick fed up of seeing in the movies. Surprisingly, the surroundings are a little left and see a lot of poverty and begging in the neighboring streets. Otherwise, the
This is a beautiful Gothic-style building which was begun in the fifteenth century, making it one of the oldest town halls in the country. Here you can see the Palace of Justice and the Basilica, as well as the town hall. You can
The area which extends from the city to the Basilica of Santa Maria is a lovely walk through the environment accompanied by ancient buildings and pedestrian areas with terraces which invite you to relax and recuperate.
This is the current city hall for Santiago and the Galician Government, Rajoy Palace is on the east side of the Plaza del Obradoiro, just opposite the Cathedral. The horse statue on top of the building, representing Santiago Matamoros
The Grote Markt in Antwerp is full of charm and part of it due to the town hall which is a beautiful building itself but even more so when you decorate with colorful flags. Its construction, completed in 1565, was in charge of
The Roland Statue in Bremen has been a symbol of freedom and rights of the city from the very beginning. The original statue was made of wood but it was burned in 1366 and then replaced by stone in 1404. Measuring 10 meters tall, it
Roubaix was named by the French Ministry of Culture city of history and art. In the year 1911, is was the European center of fabric. All Northern France is full of factories that make the best fabrics, clothes and costumes of the
Located in Rochelle, the seaside city of some 80.000 habitants.
It's one of the characteristic buildings of this city, it attracts a lot of attention because of its décor. Protected by a wall, and with a spectacular rectangular
This majestic building stands in the Fridtjof Nansens square. It consists of a central building for official activities, and two towers containing administrative offices. This is where the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held each year
The Town Hall of A Coruña is located in the famous Plaza de María Pita, the heart of the city. It is an imposing neoclassical building built in 1917 and topped by allegorical sculptures representing the four provinces of Galicia. In
The City Hall is in Plaza Mayor. This is the historic center, from here if you go down the street Cimadevilla you've got direct access to the cathedral. The Town Hall was built in 1622 by Juan de Sail. It's made of stone, with a
The "Casa Consistorial" is located in the Plaza Duquesa de Parcent opposite the Santa Maria Maggiore Church. It is the current home to Ronda town hall, whose construction dates back to 1734 and hosted militias throughout history and
The city hall of Tallinn is the only one in Gothic style in north-eastern Europe. The history of the building dates back to the 13th century. Its tower is 64 meters high, and has been topped since 1530 by a weather vane depicting an
The Town Hall is located just off the Alderdi-Eder Gardens, between two of the main tourist attractions of the capital, the beach of La Concha and the historic old town. It was built in 1882 by architects Luis Aladrén and Adolfo