Town Hall (Rathaus), Heidelberg

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#8 of 16 in Historic Sites in Heidelberg
Get at the heart of the city's decision-making at Town Hall (Rathaus), the landmark 19th-century city hall that watches over the city center. The building is easily recognizable by its 112 m (367 ft) center spire, robin's egg-blue roof, and intricate Neo-Renaissance architecture. Built over 40 years by a team of seven architects, the structure's style reflects the economic state at the time--of wealth and prosperity--and represents one of the few completely preserved historical buildings in the city. Some of its 647 rooms are still used for official purposes today, but the lobby is open to the public and is yours to explore. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Town Hall (Rathaus) and many more Heidelberg attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Heidelberg vacation builder app .
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  • I to this area together with Heidelberg Free Walking Tour. Like the other town halls around Europe. The building still serves as the Town Hall so to this day.
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  • The baroque town hall is located on the market square opposite the Church of the Holy Spirit. It was built in the early 18th century, after almost complete destruction of the city in the war of Pfalcskoe. Coat of arms of the elector Karl Theodor is located above the graceful balcony.
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  • In a city where everything is spectacular see walls decorated with flowers in a classic building almost not surprising. Starting point of the Haupstrasse
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  • Very pleasant atmosphere. Drink selection could be fresher and bigger. Nice staff, very good actor
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  • Very nice small art house
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  • Small but nice. Here you can ever have his fun and somehow you'll also notice that people can enjoy the what they are doing. Parking was not so easy.
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  • Very cozy little theater with handpicked cabaret program.
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  • We had a great evening. A star there is deduction.
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