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City Hall

City Hall 110 The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA, England
+44 20 7983 4100
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City Hall is home to the Mayor of London, the London Assembly and the GLA, who in July 2002 became tenants of this striking rounded glass building on the south bank of the Thames near Tower Bridge. Members of the public may visit parts of City Hall Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm and on occasional weekends.
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City Hall 110 The Queens Walk, London SE1 2AA, England
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"the lower ground floor"
in 9 reviews
"interesting building"
in 6 reviews
"tower bridge"
in 24 reviews
"boris johnson"
in 4 reviews
"open to the public"
in 5 reviews
"designed by sir norman foster"
in 3 reviews
"reception floor"
in 2 reviews
"helical staircase"
in 2 reviews
"riverside park"
in 2 reviews
"nice architecture"
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"bag check"
in 2 reviews
"thames river"
in 3 reviews
"hms belfast"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
in 2 reviews
"south bank"
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"on display"
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"chamber"
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

A new building,with futuristic architecture,placed on the bank of the Thames,close to some important attraction points as HMS Belfast,Tower Bridge or Tower of London. As tourist,if you want to visit it,you have to pass a security check similar with the one in the airports.Not much...More

Thank zuv
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

City Hall is the home to the Mayor of London & the GLA. Architecturally it is a very interesting & unusual building,designed by Sir Norman Foster. A great background for scenic photos. It would s situated in the "Butlers Wharf" area of London on the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice. You get to see all the meeting rooms. And for the bonus the view is great from inside out. Just promis me you wont miss it. Dont forget its closed on saterdays and sundays.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

While staying in London again, one day we took a long walk along the banks of the Thames to visit Tower Bridge. After visiting the bridge we continued our stroll alongside the Thames and in the process, we passed by the City Hall building. During...More

Thank BigHugh51
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

While you are visiting the area around the Thames you should check out the London City Hall building. It is unique and, certainly, a conversation piece.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very beautiful architecture. Right next to Thames with nice view. Great place to travel and enjoy the city view.

Thank VicKy_6655
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is situated south of the river about 5-10 minutes walk from London Bridge station. Our primary visit was the Shard but we took the opportunity to visit some of the amazing landmarks all within a stones throw of each other. City Hall is an...More

Thank AndrewFromEngland
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Cool architecture. I walked past this area along the river. It was a relaxing and joyful stroll. Good for people watching. It was also conveniently connected to other landmarks.

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Attracted by architecture of Norman Foster, we entered the building, which appeared to be open for general visitors. After a bag check, you can go along the ramp down (similarly to famous NY Guggenheim Museum spiral). Downstairs there is a cafe. On the second floor...More

Thank Nadya S
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Didn't go inside but around it is full of nice sceneries. You see the city, the Thames River and the Tower Bridge. It is nice for stroll during the day and at night.

Thank Bryan N
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whatbloodyname
23 January 2016|
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Response from HatterWilko | Reviewed this property |
You cant get to the top of City Hall. You can enter the lobby area only at certain times when it isnt in use
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Dorian C
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Response from ThomasEngland | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Rembrandt in Knightsbridge is child-friendly as are many hotels I imagine. Even some are dog friendly. City Hall is not an hotel but the offices of the Mayor of London. If I were you I would plan where I wish... More
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