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Go to the cellar

The building is an interesting town hall. When I went this time it was shrouded in scaffolding and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing building that suffered WWII bombing

This is a lovely structure from the early 17th century. It is typical for this part of Germany... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Milen D
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Rathausplatz 1, Paderborn, 33098 Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 5251 880
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is an interesting town hall. When I went this time it was shrouded in scaffolding and plastic. But when the wraps come off go to the restaurant underneath. Really good authentic German food, with a lovely family atmosphere.

Thank GreyPacker
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is a lovely structure from the early 17th century. It is typical for this part of Germany - I've seen city council buildings of the kind elsewhere in North Rhine- Westfalia. I like very much this kind of public architecture, the colors of the...More

Thank Milen D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Although it looks traditional this was actually been rebuild-ed after WW2. Only the front part is original.

Thank SpyrosB72
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I was surprised and charmed by Paderborn's character and cute dt plaza area. The dome and the rathaus are fully restored and are in great condition. The shopping and restaurants are very good and plentiful in dt area!

Thank Corey Z
Reviewed 9 May 2018

With its arcades, projected wings and all-windows upper storey the three-gabled town hall (‘Rathaus’ in German) of Paderborn looks stunning. It seems hard to believe it was completely destroyed by fire during World War II (1945), except for the outer walls. It was carefully rebuilt...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Never went inside & Not really to sure what this building is about to be honest. But located in the middle of the town/shopping really can’t miss it. It’s just another great piece of architecture that Paderborn has to offer.

Thank TopTravelerUK
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were hosted at a reception here; the Mayor was very welcoming and interested in all of the members of our group. Close to the city center

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Old City Hall building in core area. Lots of pedestrian traffic around the area and some seating to just relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Saw this building during our stay in Paderborn in May 2017, There was a spring festival and music playing outside.

Thank Mandydl
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Rathhaus was rebuilt in 1611 by a resolution and extended in subsequent years. Today, in the center of Paderborn near the cathedral, the council meetings and ceremonial weddings take place here. Unfortunately the large hall can not be visited. A tourist highlight is the...More

Thank Uwe B
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