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Evokes power and strength and formality

"Hotel" translates into "large public building" in French (more or less) and this "Hotel" is the... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
A fine building

Situated in the centre of the old town and close to lovely squares and the shopping area, this is a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Geoff M
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

"Hotel" translates into "large public building" in French (more or less) and this "Hotel" is the town's house for governmental business. The flags, balcony, and ornate wooden carved doors set this apart from all else in Old Town. There's a public square in front; it...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

seen them all. Just another HdV in yet another French town. Nothing special about this one either - despite what the local guide will tell you !!

Thank mick r
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Aix has such an impressive city hall. This centuries-old building with its bold clock tower has a commanding presence in the plaza before it. I thought the archway through it was especially nice, and so did other people, including a couple taking wedding photography that...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Situated in the centre of the old town and close to lovely squares and the shopping area, this is a must place to visit. The peace and tranquility after the hustle and bustle of the town is heaven and the architecture outstanding.

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

At central city, lots of great cafes around and a wonderful watch tower with a historic statue inside and lovely Carillion. An inscription talking about the town's occupation and ultimate liberation is very moving.

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I thought this 17th-century city hall with an attached 16th-century clock tower presented a nice architecture attraction at the Aix town square. As I stood in front of the city hall, I found that its Italianate facade and carved wooden entrance door offered an impressive...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The town hall square is one of the nicest in Aix. The town hall itself is attractive, but nothing special, but the 16th century clock tower is the real star. They were restoring the fountain when we were there, so it was a bit noisy,...More

1  Thank Pip T
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We walked by twice and admired the clock tower from both sides. There was a small flower market going on in the morning - closing down around 1.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Most interesting part of the building is the clock tower....the various figurines and the roof of the clock tower. The town hall itself is set in a charming square in which the flower market takes place. If you’re walking round old town you’re most likely...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Was lunch time when we arrived so closed but the door is worth the visit very sturdy and ornate make time to see

Thank Alan G
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