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Town Hall (Rathaus)

Limmatquai 55, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 259 68 11
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Limmatquai 55, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Old Town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rathaus, which is build in part on the Limmat River, dates back to the late 1600s. The building is owned by the canton of Zürich, and it houses both legislative chambers, the cantonal parliament as well as the city parliament. This impressive government house...More

Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We passed this building several times and read it was open to the public within working hours. If you walk upstairs to the top floor you can see murals of old Zurich at each end of the building. Below the top floor are depictions of...More

Thank wokabaut
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Zurich town hall attracts people to listen to singers at the entrance of the building. It is a nice building at the limmat river border. Old building and well maintained. I could not go inside...

Thank lbtraveller77
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice, relatively small building that represents the City Hall. There are always singers and musicians at the outside main hall of the building playing, with the echoes from the building provide a beautiful background.

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This building is worth a look as it sits on the River and actually flows underneath. Classic Swiss Architecture

Thank djhallett
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Town hall is located on the Limmatquai, on the north side of the river. It is located in a lovely area and is a beautifully maintained building. It's one of many lovely buildings on this side of the river that is well worth a...More

Thank gavjh2017
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Town Hall stands on the banks of the river, an imposing structure in its own right. It used to be a marketplace earlier but today, the building is a seat of government. The gold designs all around are indeed a nice touch!

Thank CorporateProphet
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Lovely area with the old world charm, with beautifully maintained buildings. Could not go inside, but seeing it from the outside too is an experience.

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Zurich's Town Hall was built around 1797-98.Considerate as a seat of administration and political seat of canton of Zurich. It was built on a foundation anchored in the river Limmat. Is an integral part of the medieval town on the right side of Limmat....More

Thank niki i
Reviewed 21 August 2016

... but one of many. Late renaissance style, it is built on pillars on the Limmatt river, that makes it a bit special. And also very prominent on the Limmat outlook up from the lake. Being also quite different in style from most of the...More

Thank lilliputz
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