Liberec Town Hall is a Neo-Renaissance building, which was built from 1888 till 1893 by design of the Viennese architect, Franz Neumann, replacing earlier structures dating to 1602.

The building has a richly decorated façade, integrated artwork, and very rare stained glass windows. Above the entrance portal is a sculptural relief by Viennese sculptor Theodor Friedl, showing the establishment of the old and new town hall. At its center is a female figure symbolizing the city; on the left side, figures associated with the original town hall, and figures associated with the emergence of a new town hall on the right, including the architect Neumann.

The front of the building is a bronze monument in the shape of a tank strip, commemorating nine victims of the invasion of the Warsaw Pact armies in August 1968.

The tower is 65 metres tall. Liberec town hall is similar to Vienna town hall. Today Liberec Town Hall is the seat of The Municipal Authority.

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Founded: 1888-1893
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Czech Republic

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Alona Kunyk (16 months ago)
The building is fascinating! The best town hall I've ever seen. It's a real architectural treasure!
Fernando Funtowicz (17 months ago)
Nice but boring city. It was a waste of time.
emad tamimi (17 months ago)
Its a beautiful place to visit and there is a lot of coffee shop , restaurant and market beside this place .
KartBe2 (18 months ago)
It's a nice place to see. That's all :)
Pan Piotr (20 months ago)
Amazing Town Hall from the end of XIX century. What is interesting, it took five years to build this complicated structure and it replaced the one from the end of XVI century (constructed for more than 40 years). It is one of the most beautiful town halls I have seen and it looks impressive during the day as well as at night. The surrounding market hides many interesting restaurants and cafes worth visiting.
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