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Buffalo City Hall

65 Niagara Sq, Buffalo, NY 14202-3313
+1 716-851-4200
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Great view of the city from top floor

This isn't the Empire State Building or Taipei 101, but still a great view of Buffalo from the top... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
iTravel_experiences
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east coast
Art Deco Area

I wouldn't call it Art Deco as its more Gotham looking but its a killer building. constrcution... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JimDeBerry
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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The towering City Hall is an art deco masterpiece, richly decorated with figures and symbols portraying the history and spirit of the city. The 28th-floor observation deck offers panoramic views of Lake Erie and western New York.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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65 Niagara Sq, Buffalo, NY 14202-3313
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This isn't the Empire State Building or Taipei 101, but still a great view of Buffalo from the top observation floor. and it's FREE! Would love to get a tour of the architectural history of the building though. Not sure if it's offered, but we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't call it Art Deco as its more Gotham looking but its a killer building. constrcution nearby and plenty of meter parking near by. lots of loud yelling ppl and near bail bonds.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

This incredible building is a show-off of Buffalo's wealth in the early Twentieth Century. Everything about this remarkable building is a treat for the eye - from the friezes on the outside to the murals in the lobby to the top floor observation deck with...More

Thank JLW_Buffalo
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is an observation deck on the top floor that is the big attraction. It gives 360 degree views of the city and Niagara Falls on a clear day (sort of). Otherwise, it is city hall. An old building that needs some work and is...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This art deco building is gorgeous on the inside and out. It's free to go to the top and get a view of the city. Buffalo is rich in history and has had some struggles in the past, but the city is working to rebuild....More

Thank Korie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Buffalo, don't miss an opportunity to visit the Buffalo City Hall. The Buffalo City Hall is located on the west side of Niagara Falls Square. Based on the information given, it is the tallest municipal building in the United State. The immense building...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is massive and has a stunning tiled dome. President McKinley was shot while in Buffalo for the Pan American Expo which explains the lovely monument out front. Garden setting too.

Thank XCaliforniaGirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a couple of days seeing the outside of this building and thinking it looked nice before getting to the inside. This is one of the most amazingly decorated art deco buildings I've ever entered. It may not be the best done in technique,...More

Thank sablatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I drove to Buffalo for the free tour given here daily. Unfortunately, the tour was cancelled due to BUFFALO TOURS not having a guide available. We did go up to the observation deck (MARVELOUS) and look around the lobby (MAGNIFICENT). I definitely...More

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This building is spectacular. I felt so small standing next to it. A must see in historic Buffalo. The downtown area has undergone a renaissance as of late and is an awesome place to see turn-of-the-century architecture.

Thank tamaraleek
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Straub38
22 August 2015|
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Response from Kathy987 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the downtown train station is walkable. The Depew station is abut 10 miles from downtown. The water in Lake Erie is in the mid 70's right now. Colder of course in the early summer and fall. There is one sand beach close... More
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Laurpas
15 August 2015|
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Response from Kathy987 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed on the weekend
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