Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall), Passau

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Dating from the 14th century, Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) is one of Passau's most impressive and historic sites--and home to Bavaria's largest glockenspiel clock. Set on the town square, the ornate and intricate Neo-Gothic architecture is a sight to behold. Paintings depicting local legends and semi-historical scenes lavishly decorated the interior walls. Keep an eye out for marks on the side of the building, which depict the heights and dates of the various floods that have inundated the town throughout its history. To visit Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) and get the most from your holiday in Passau, create itinerary details personal to you using our Passau online journey planner .
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  • It is a very interesting building, with a very nice Tower. It shows the marks of different floods and floods of the Danube.
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  • You should not miss the bells. This time of year we had Christmas music. Inside we weren't as close.
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  • Just a quick view of the building exterior on a walking tour of the city. Very enlightening to see the marker at the edge of the tower showing the different heights of Danube floodwaters over the past...  more »
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  • Good pace to have lunch outside with a nice view of the Danube
  • City Corporation office of Passau.... old building but looks fresh... good service with well behavior...
  • I had a wonderful opportunity to sing as member of the Stellenbosch University Choir, South Africa, to perform a concert in this magnificent builing on 24/6/1979. Fondest memories of this beautiful Rathaus, roof paintings and lovely Passau. Would like to visit again!
  • Very nice historic site. On the ground floor of the Town Hall is an information centre, where we have found a town plan even in English;-).
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  • It is only recommended time to drink a beer or to sit comfortably with coffee and cake on the Town Hall square. You can send too few postcards to the friend, because the waiter bring them personally to the nearest post box. Seen only rarely, something like that!
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