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Historisches Rathaus, Muenster
(4.6/5 based on 160 reviews on the web)
Stand in the historic Peace Hall of Historisches Rathaus, where the Treaty of Westphalia was ratified to end the Thirty Years' War, and at the same time, admire the elegant portraits and intricate wood paneling that adorn the walls. Anchoring the city's historic quarter with its impressive Gothic architecture, this building is of one of Muenster's most iconic landmarks and now houses the city's administration. Wander through the adjoining Prinzipalmarkt square for a variety of outdoor cafes where you can sit and admire the building's dramatic facade. By using our Muenster tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Historisches Rathaus and other attractions in Muenster.
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  • We were in the Hall and gave also the 2 euro for the room. A quarter of an hour has been told much about the peace of Westphalia and the details in the room, absolutely worthwhile.
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  • It was nothing for us; the history of the peace of Westphalia is certainly interesting, but you have not.
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  • Many different types of stores. whole luxury but also normal priced shops. Really everything. For young and old
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  • Der goldene Hahn kommt aus Nürnberg
  • Impressive to see
  • Wonderful roofs!
  • Historic core of the trading town grown from the medieval bishopric of and city of the peace Congress of Westphalia in 1648. The town hall with its Gothic façade, already built before 1200 stone and at the end of the 14th century a permanent gable porch expanded, is of great importance for the Westphalian peace be stopped the thirty years war and the sectarian clashes. There are principal market between the late-Gothic Lambertikirche 1440 with the iron Baptist baskets on the tower and the town hall tower from the early 20th century, the gabled houses with a continuous ground floor Archway from the 13th and 14th century on both sides of the street ranks together. The market served as the seat of shopkeepers and merchants since the 15th century and was rebuilt after its destruction in the second world war. Today the past with the modern life of shopping here is a unique combination.
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  • Here, the peace of Westphalia was negotiated. Among the mandatory programme of a Münster visit.
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