The 16th-century Renaissance building was once home to the office of the Polish astronomer and city councillor Johann Hevelius, whose statue can be found in the park in front of the building. The former headquarters of the Council of Gdansk, the Old Town Hall served as the headquarters of the Soviet Army during the dying days of WWII, probably because it was practically the only building left standing in the city at the time. Today the building is open to the public and has become the focus of much creativity. There's also a cellar restaurant, and a good bookshop on the ground floor.

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Bielańska 5, Gdańsk, Poland
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Founded: 1517
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Poland

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Yaroslav Leonov (4 years ago)
Старая ратуша конца XVI века в Гданьске в Старом городе построена в стиле голландского маньеризма. Ратушу , как и многое в Гданьске строили голландские архитекторы. Сейчас тут располагается культурный центр. Рядом с ратушей мост на историческом канале Радуния - исторический Хлебный мост.
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