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City Hall

#291 of 1 854 things to do in London
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City Hall is home to the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the GLA, who in July 2002 became tenants of this striking rounded glass building on the south bank of the Thames near Tower Bridge. Members of the public may visit parts of City Hall...more
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City Hall 110 The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA, England
+44 20 7983 4100
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All reviews the lower ground floor unusual building tower bridge designed by sir norman foster open to the public unique architecture fantastic building thames river nice walk free entry on display chamber headquarters shard gla stroll government
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is located close to the Shard. it is a roundish building and all glass. this is the city hall office and the office of the london mayor.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is unloved but memorable. It is what it is: a huge spherical shaped blob. But more eloquent people have described it thus: (1) bulbous shape (2) mis-shapen egg (3) a bug (4) glass testicle (5) glass gonad (6) the onion Golly gee! That's even...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting and unusual building. Very inconsistent with traditional London architecture across from Tower of London, near Londom Tower bridge.

Thank JoeNathan9249
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To enter city hall you have to go through tough security checks. The architect f this building is quite impressive. Inside you will find conference rooms, where Mayor of London and councilors meet. There is an event area also where many school children come and...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Really cool looking building on the Thames! We walked around here for a bit. Nice lawn to relax on and people watch.

Thank RahulMD
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is interesting to see along the Thames with City Hall and a new building to see with all of the architecture and history in the area great to see a new interesting building as City Hall . This is well worth the stop and...More

1  Thank rknack2017
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This City Hall represents the true spirit of modern London.All the Development around this area are all in modern style.Excellent place to walk about!

Thank Mehmoodmewat
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Sir Norman strikes again, this is a fantastic building set on the bank of the thames, home to the Mayor of London. Worth a look.

1  Thank Steve57C
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Whilst flying working at City Hall we went to the restaurant for our breakfast - it was towards the end of service and unfortunately, the food was looking a little tired - there was no attempt to freshen it up so it was a pretty...More

2  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 30 November 2017

A new building,with futuristic architecture,placed on the bank of the Thames,close to some important attraction points as HMS Belfast,Tower Bridge or Tower of London. As tourist,if you want to visit it,you have to pass a security check similar with the one in the airports.Not much...More

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Response from HatterWilko | Reviewed this property |
You cant get to the top of City Hall. You can enter the lobby area only at certain times when it isnt in use
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16 January 2015|
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Response from ThomasEngland | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Rembrandt in Knightsbridge is child-friendly as are many hotels I imagine. Even some are dog friendly. City Hall is not an hotel but the offices of the Mayor of London. If I were you I would plan where I wish... More