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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Alek Tro (3 months ago)
Absolutely outstanding building in the heart of Liberec oldtown. For me it was definitely highlight of my trip to this interesting city. Neighborhood is also charming - beautiful tenement houses, historic monuments, a lot of restaurants and cafés. I regret that I didn't have more time to admire every nook and cranny of this unique city hall.
Jan Kubalik (7 months ago)
This town hall is actually inspired by the Vienna Town hall, and it's great piece of architecture. It also shows the rich past of the city, which used to be a kind of capital of German community in Bohemia before 2nd world war.
Hans Gruber (8 months ago)
beautiful building, I truly recommend
Aleksandra Budnik (AMBudnik) (9 months ago)
It's beautiful. If you get lost you can follow the peak of this monumental building.
Peter Mechkoff (2 years ago)
Very beautiful small town. It use to be rich German town so most of the architecture is actually German. The town in the past had huge textile businesses when was German.
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