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Address: 65 Niagara Sq, Buffalo, NY 14202-3313
Phone Number: +1 716-851-4200
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The towering City Hall is an art deco masterpiece, richly decorated with...

The towering City Hall is an art deco masterpiece, richly decorated with figures and symbols portraying the history and spirit of the city. The 28th-floor observation deck offers panoramic views of Lake Erie and western New York.

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If you're interested in history, and you're interested in architecture, this is a tour for you. Free, organized tours occur Monday-Friday at noon. The best part is the view when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Buffalo, New York
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66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interested in history, and you're interested in architecture, this is a tour for you. Free, organized tours occur Monday-Friday at noon. The best part is the view when you get to the top of the building.

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1 Thank mail4rv2
Buffalo, New York
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffalo City Hall is a Beautiful examples of some of the best architecture in Buffalo!!! And the view from the Observation Level is the best there is in the city!

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Thank Dorothy S
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A vintage city hall and certainly a vintage elevator ride to the top. Why you can see Canada! Or maybe Russia if you are Sarah Palin!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building constructed in the Art Deco style. Be sure to take the tour of the building which includes visiting some of the offices, the court room, the mayor's office and the observation deck on the 28th floor. Note: you have to go through a TSA style check point upon entering the building so be prepared by not bring any... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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87 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My husband saw this in the skyline when we were approaching downtown and wanted to go. We were so glad we did! Unfortunately the tours are not reliable to run, but a very kind gentleman at the information desk agreed to show us around after his shift. We are so glad we were able to see the workmanship of this... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

the most beautiful wedding venue I have ever been too. the stained glass ceiling is awesome!! must see to appreciate.

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Thank thinkagain1952
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very beautiful & Grand - Buffalo City Hall (Arc Deco!) I think its one of the tallest City Hall in N. America. Look closely and you can see the detailed work that was put into this building. Check out the pillars! :)

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The art deco style really make you fell like you've been transports back in time. Just going into the lobby (thru security) is a lesson in history.

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Grapeview, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was a fun place to wander around to look at the Art Deco design, both inside and out. It is a working city hall, so you need to visit on weekdays and pass through security. The lobby area has several large murals and the elevators on that level are beautiful. On the 13th floor is the council chamber with... More 

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Harriman (Orange County) New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

OK... here's the deal: Start off with this beautiful art deco building... add to this the fact that you can go in and for absolutely NO CHARGE just take the elevator up to the observation deck and enjoy a panoramic view of the city, harbor, and a bit of the "country." BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE! If you take the elevator... More 

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