Historisches Rathaus, Muenster

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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. To visit Historisches Rathaus on your holiday in Muenster, and find out what else Muenster has to offer, use our Muenster itinerary builder app .
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  • The Town Hall is free to visit. Impressive hall with pictures, hanging ships, in showcases harnesses.
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  • For 2 euros you can visit the Friendenssaal where the peace of Westphalia is signed and Netherlands became independent of Spain. Spoken and written explanation is provided. Please take the time to visit a quarter of an hour!
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  • If you come to Muenster, you have to visit the old town. Excellent places and buildings; too many restaurant and cafeterias.  more »
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