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This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French government, and features a number of displays on French history.
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Place de l'Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...but personally, I like Munich's city hall better despite it not being as big as the Paris one. If you have time, pay it a visit, otherwise, admire the sculptural work in the outside...

1  Thank gelatogirl72
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know that I would try to go in but the views from the exterior are amazing and because of its location, you can see it from so many places. We ate at a place across the street and were treated with a great...More

1  Thank Grover R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel de Ville (city hall) of Paris is one of most visited architecture in town. It's not so far from Notre Dame Xoxo Andysuryandi (instagram)

1  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel de Ville has a direct metro line (Hotel de ville ligne 1) so very accesible and close to the river for a nice walk around Paris and the quais (the river border). it holds from time to time very good expositions mostly contemporary.

Thank Josette T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well we saw this building a lot. Only because we had to walk past it on route somewhere. That said, when we stopped and looked at the details, this building was a true gem and impressive, besides, it will be on route to somewhere.

Thank WCPT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately it was Bastille Day and there was a military lunch taking place inside, with dozens of heavily armed soldiers all around the building. However that did not prevent us from admiring the architecture of this wonderful site, both front and back. Just for good...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It is a nice building to see. according to the season there is often there is free exibition. Around the area few shopping places.the famous BHV. métro ligne 1 just in front of it.

1  Thank lesteffy
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It is the City Hall of Paris. It has been the headquarters of the municipality of Paris since 1357. When one is standing from Ile de la Cite it is very much visible from there marking the Pont d"Arcole. It serves multiple functions, housing the...More

1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you like architecture than a visit to Hotel de Ville is encouraged while in Paris. This has been City Hall for Paris since 1357. I think that it has been expanded upon since then and you should bring a wide angle lense because she...More

1  Thank Jay B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

One of the very few areas in Paris which retains its glory in summers and winters. During summers it his one of the most accessible hangout place with river Siene flowing just next to it. In summer months of June, July, August there are rock...More

1  Thank tjrnarwani
Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
that beg to be explored. It bursts with small
boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional
restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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Amber R
13 March 2017|
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Response from gpm75015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I have no idea! I doubt very much if the charge is going to be ruinous. Enjoy all the same!
27 October 2016|
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
You can visit for free weekdays, but you see relatively little except the temporary exhibits. The current rules: Entrance fees and modalities Guided tour For indivisuals : once a week, visits are available in French for... More