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Address: High St., Exeter, England
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Lots of bling, history and prison cells

The Guildhall is steeped in history and well worth a visit or guided (free) tour. You get to see the City's extensive silver collection, historic hall and even the old prison... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Devon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Guildhall is steeped in history and well worth a visit or guided (free) tour. You get to see the City's extensive silver collection, historic hall and even the old prison cells at the back of the building. Small but perfectly small and on one Saturday a month (check) you get to take morning coffee or tea with the Mayor... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I like the outside of this building, which is in city centre. It's free to get inside and whilst it is a small hall there is a lot to see as the woodwork is very impressive.

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Thank ScottishTemplar
Exminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I would say that if you are a visitor to Exeter, a quick visit to the Guildhall is a must. It is filled with history and the council do meet here regularly. I enjoyed the old world feel about it. It is right on the High street so you cannot miss it and there is no charge to visit!

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Thank Peter P
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This building, of medieval of origin, is worth a look when passing. Other than that there is very little more to be said.

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Thank Neil H
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I saw, in a local magazine, about a Russian Christmas fayre happening at the Guildhall. It was only happening because Exeter is twinned with Yaroslavl. I'd been to the Guildhall a few times beforehand for different events. When I arrived, I found a few stalls, but everything was very expensive. I found one of the stall holders to be very... More 

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Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Well worth popping in if you go passed and a beautiful building. Seating inside so you can sit and take a breather and look at the lovely architecture. Located right in the city centre so easy just to pop in.

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Thank Stephanie F
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We just happened to pass by when the Guildhall was open and were able to see the gorgeous interior...well worth taking a peek if it is open. Still used for government purposes.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy this building one if the oldest if it's type on the UK. If it's quiet get the door man to show you the Exeter regalia,

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Thank simon s
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Walked past this Guildhall and noticed they have a free guided tour. Found the history of this place to be very interesting, worth a pop in.

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Thank Kazpat444
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Having never been to Exeter before we decided to go and have a shopping trip while staying in Devon. There is a large array of shops and you could easily spend all day shopping around would highly recommend to anyone who loves a good shopping trip

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