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Review of Town Hall Tower

Town Hall Tower
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Owner description: Built of stone and brick at the end of the 13th century, this massive Gothic tower stands 70 meters tall and leans just 55 centimeters, a result of a strong wind in 1703.
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We climbed the tower in order to see the city from above, but we were very disappointed when we got up. You can see the square through the windows, the tower is not high enough to offer a stunning view of the center. There are about 130 stairs if I remember correctly, it is very cheap to get up in the tower, but I still wouldn't repeat the experience.

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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Climbing the town hall tower for city views is a nice way to spend about 20 to 30 minutes. There is not too much going on inside, especially not in English. However, the cost is minimal, and this is pretty much to only thing left of the original town square buildings (or at least that's the claim). Contrary to the official web site, they do have some open hours during the winter season, specifically 12-3 on the day we were there.

Thank n2history
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

This tower is located in the Main Square and there are some displays inside of this 15th century town hall remnant. But if you climb the steps to the top, you have some very good views of the city. The steps are sometimes quite tall, there are chains for "handrails" so they are not very steady. It is actually more difficult going down then going up. This is suggested only for people in good physical condition.

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

This lean structure adorned the city during the late 13th century and has stood ground ever since, enduring tribulations of passing time. The lonely structure that stands today was initially built to accompany a magnificent Town Hall that was brought down for the purposes of opening up the Main Square in 1820. Built in Gothic-style of architecture, the Town Hall was used as a prison and even contained medieval torture chambers. Been here for 4 days, missing their delicious Kielbasa that local sells during weekend only, tried their beer too. We had a very good time here, if you are planning to travel Europe, include this beautiful city!

Thank Jun J
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Hmm .. well, yes, there it sits, in the middle of the square, the remains of the town hall dating back to 1316. I enjoyed viewing it from the outside, but the inside visit was disappointing. At the time I visited (mid July) it was not possible to go all the way to the top (renovations, I assume) .... this wasn't explained until after I bought my ticket, or quite frankly I wouldn't have bothered. The exhibits on the first two floors were not particularly interesting, and not much view from that level through the small windows. Nothing to see here, folks.

Thank John L
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