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Old and New town hall: photos, description und Altes Rathaus Neues Rathaus)

The old town Hall was built in the XV century, but was partially destroyed and replaced by a building of the XIX century in style of Italian romanticism. However, as a result of the restoration works of the building back to its historical appearance. A special value to represent the pediment of the building, decorated with Gothic fialli, and the moulded frieze, on which are portraits of the princes and coats of arms and paintings of the medieval folk games.

On Hanover is dominated by the imposing building of the New town hall in Baroque style, built in the years 1901-1913. The building was erected on the shore of an artificial lake and rests on 3026 beech piles. Numerous bas-reliefs decorating the town hall depict scenes from the history of the city. In the conference Room is a huge painting by Ferdinand Hodler "Unity" depicting the city's adoption of Protestantism in 1533. Unique inclined Elevator takes tourists in the dome of the hall, on the observation deck, which offers a magnificent view of the city.