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Town Hall (Rathaus), Heidelberg
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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. See Town Hall (Rathaus) and all Heidelberg has to offer by arranging your trip with our Heidelberg family vacation planner.
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  • When I got to Heidelberg, not much was open yet. But the tourist information office in the Rathaus was. I stopped in to get a better map and was met by a frosty lady who seemed to be bothered that I c...  more »
  • What will be interesting at a town hall that is closes when the guests of the city have time - very bad. And the way to the new site of the tourism office is very badly drawn.
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  • This Council, visited for any administrative management. Is also the tourist office. Open to the world. If you are visiting in the morning, sure to find you a wedding.
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