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Stadt Passau, Altes Rathaus, Passau

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Historic Site
Dating from the 14th century, Stadt Passau, Altes Rathaus 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. Make Stadt Passau, Altes Rathaus part of your personalized Passau itinerary using our Passau family vacation planner.
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  • If you have seen one town hall, you've seen them all. This one is interesting and is located very close to the river with a small square beside it. While impressive and, of course, old - I did not fee...  more »
  • Here is the place that one could ride the shuttle bus to the Veste Oberhaus. Just a few minutes walk away you reach the end of the island, where the three rivers join together.  more »
  • This building sits on the Danube and what has been the marketplace since 1000 ad. On the wall beside the entrance shows the high water marks of Danube/Donau flooding. Impressive. The square is quite l...  more »
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  • 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!
  • Passau is a very beautiful city. There's much to discover.
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  • Great building
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  • Great architecture and the surrounding area.
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