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The New Town Hall is not only a landmark, but also one of the city's most sought-after photo opportunities.
In 2013, the New Town Hall has become 100 years old!
What many Hannover visitors consider a castle is in reality the New Town Hall: the Wilhelminian splendor building from 1913 is today one of the landmarks of the leash metropolis. "Payed in cash, Your Majesty!", At that time city director Heinrich Tramm proudly shouted to Kaiser Wilhelm II at the inauguration. Over ten million marks had cost the city its representative, built on 6,026 beech piles town hall.Even today, the New Town Hall is the seat of the Lord Mayor, the head of the Hanoverian city administration. The political committees meet here, the official guests of the city are welcomed, exhibitions are shown and here is also the Bürgerbüro at home. However, the doors of the landmark are always open for a visit. And that's worth it just because of a magnificent view.Source: hannover.de
The town hall with a height of 97.73 meters, a length of about 129 meters and a width of about 67 meters was built according to the plans of the architect Hermann Eggert on 6026 beech piles. The main hall of the Town Hall had a length of 30 meters, a width of 21 meters and a height of over 30 meters. The building material, hard sandstone, came from Mehler quarries (Wikipedia).
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