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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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Charming City Hall with Glockenspiel

We attended the Christmas markets in Esslingen this year, and were impressed by the charm of the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Don S
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14 May 2018
“Highlight in Esslingen”
1 Jan 2018
“Charming City Hall with Glockenspiel”
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Rathausplatz 1, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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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!

Thank Naveen S
Reviewed 1 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.

Thank Don S
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".

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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.

Thank Esther N
Reviewed 14 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 !

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.

1  Thank mikesluckywife
Reviewed 27 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

1  Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 15 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

1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We arrived late afternoon, so only viewed the town hall from the exterior, but it was lovely to watch the figures move when the clock struck the hour.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Walking around the town square was great. The town just feels German. There;s no need to rush or hurry. You are here to take in the atmosphere and relax. The entire area is pleasant to experience.

Thank goodhelmet
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