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Lovely Rathaus

The Altes Rathaus in Esslingen is a stunning piece of history and architecture. While the market... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Springfield, Massachusetts
Highlight in Esslingen

Have never witnessed such a rathaus! Especially during the late evening, when the sunlight falls... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Naveen S
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Rathausplatz 1, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

The Altes Rathaus in Esslingen is a stunning piece of history and architecture. While the market in front of it prevented an unobstructed view of the building, it was wonderful to watch the action when the clock chimed. Lovely building and a definite highlight of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Altes Rathaus is the old city hall of Esslingen am Neckar, a medieval and beautiful city located near Stuttgart, in Germany. It has a beautiful facade, you can see meanwhile you walk in the old town. Beautiful place.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Have never witnessed such a rathaus! Especially during the late evening, when the sunlight falls over the building, you can enjoy the glittering view of this beauty!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Naveen S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We attended the Christmas markets in Esslingen this year, and were impressed by the charm of the old town. The Rathaus is the highlight of the area, and the Middle Ages Christmas market branches out from the main square.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 502dons
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Such a gorgeous building, steeped in history. So pretty it was even featured on the cover illustration of Madonna's book "Yakov and the Seven Thieves".

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A nice discovery. Did not know that there is such beautiful place so close to Switzerland. The old town was nicely restored. Peaceful and nice ride on a rowing boat on the river which runs across the town.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Esther N
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Bring your camera for some beautiful photos of this building. Also if you take a walk around the area you will see so many other unique buildings like this one. Enjoy Esslingen !

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BeniUL
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Entire city center of Esslingen is pretty stunning and much more than I expected. Lots of beautiful old historic buildings.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank mikesluckywife
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The pride that the locals have taken in assuriing that the clocks have been maintained to perection. The uniqueness of the clock was not imediately evident. As we were standing there admiring the building a local walking by, made it a point to share with...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 16 December 2016

As you enter the midieval market area you come upon Rathausplatz and its rose colored old town hall. It has a neat clock in the Renaissance facade with colorful figures marching at the hour. Great photo op especially if you catch the sunlight just right---the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank jaybeeFL
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