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l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, Calais

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Built in the Flemish Renaissance style between 1911 and 1925, to commemorate the unification of the cities of Calais and Saint Pierre in 1885, l'Hotel de Ville de Calais is one of the most elegant landmarks in the city. It dominates the town center at Place du Soldat Inconnu. The ornate 74 m (24 -ft) clock tower and belfry can be seen from sea; they chime throughout the day and have been protected by UNESCO since 2005, as part of a series of historic belfries across the region. The hall has stained glass windows, numerous paintings, and exquisite decor. Make l'Hotel de Ville de Calais a part of your Calais vacation plans using our Calais day trip planning app.
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  • Bought a Calais Bisitor Pass….a half price ‘must’ for visiting Calais, and walked down (10 mins max from.Rue Royale) to the Hotel de Ville, which is close to the WW2 bunker museum….also well worth a.....  more
    Bought a Calais Bisitor Pass….a half price ‘must’ for visiting Calais, and walked down (10 mins max from.Rue Royale) to the Hotel de Ville, which is close to the WW2 bunker museum….also well worth a.....  more »
  • A splendid view over the city and a majestic art-deco tower. Also nice with kids. The tour will take you approximately an hour. 
    A splendid view over the city and a majestic art-deco tower. Also nice with kids. The tour will take you approximately an hour.  more »
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  • Very beautiful town hall with an amazing clock tower. Really nice picture potential specially with the "Calais" letters. Great for some nice souvenir pictures of the place. Definitely worth checking out and only a few minutes away from the train station.
  • Stunning gardens and building. Clock tower is similar in size to London’s Big Ben. I didn’t have time to visit the inside of the town hall however the gardens are impressive enough.

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