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  • SaRie

    The neo-gothic magnificent building of the New Town Hall architecturally dominates the north side of Marienplatz and is the seat of the Lord Mayor. Its tower offers a great view and houses the famous Glockenspiel, which is a real spectator magnet.What many do not know: The New Town Hall on Marienplatz is not as old as it looks. It was completed in 1905. At the turn of the century, Neo-Gothic was a popular architectural style; the Paulskirche at Theresienwiese was built in the same period by the same architect: Georg von Hauberrisser, who at the age of 25 submitted his design for the New Town Hall.More than 600 city officials work in the 400 rooms of the building, which can not only be viewed from the outside. Many historic rooms are open to the public, and the mayor's office may also be visited - but only on the open day.All year round, on the other hand, you are entitled to a small entrance fee to the town hall tower, which offers excellent views over the old town. In contrast to the tower of the Old Peters you do not have to climb stairs for it. A lift leads up to the viewing platform of the 85 meter high tower, on top of which the Münchner Kindl watches over the city.Tower driveway - all year round:
    Monday to Friday: 10 am - 8 pm
    Saturday: 10 am - 4:30 pm
    Sunday, public holiday: 10 - 14:30
    Last driveway 15 minutes before closing.
    Short-term closures possible.
    Closed on: 1.1, Shrove Tuesday, 1.5, 1.11., 25.12., 26.12.Source: muenchen.de/sehenswuerdigkeiten/orte/120394.html

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    • January 12, 2019

  • HPT

    One of the biggest crowd pullers in Munich.
    From the main station on foot in about 20 minutes. via Prielmayerstrasse, Karlsplatz and Kaufingerstrasse.

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    • May 15, 2019

  • Gitte 💠

    If you stand in front of the venerable building in which the Mayor of Munich is based, listen to the sounds of the carillon - so you forget the hustle and bustle around you.
    You can even get married in the old Munich residence hall.
    You have to apply and if you are lucky you will be drawn.

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    • January 3, 2020

  • Tatjana

    The New Town Hall on Marienplatz in Munich is the seat of the Lord Mayor, the city council and the headquarters of the city administration. It was built from 1867 to 1909 in three stages by Georg von Hauberrisser in the neo-Gothic style

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    • February 14, 2019

  • Carsten

    Very nice and great building

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    • August 27, 2019

  • B@

    Especially at this time of year (December) the place is nicely stocked with the Christmas market.

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    • December 6, 2019

  • Rad_Tom

    The courtyard is also worth a visit !! Many tourists ignore him, so it is usually quieter there than in front of the town hall.

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    • February 8, 2020

  • Gerd

    The New Town Hall has a unique architecture and is the jewel of Marienplatz.

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    • June 4, 2020

  • ɱαɾiα

    An eye-catcher through and through. I have never seen such a large town hall

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    • July 6, 2020

  • ɱαɾiα

    In contrast to the new one, the old town hall is very small

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    • July 6, 2020

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