Hamburg Town Hall in autumn mood
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A picture like I had for over a week in my mind. On the way home on a Friday evening I had seen the avenue trees at the Ballindamm in great autumn coloring and from the corner of my eye … read more and write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Ratsstube
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The Senate of the Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg meets once a week in the Council Chamber (Ratsstube). On the entrance door the letters SPQH inspired by ancient Rome, here it stands for: »SENATUS POPOLUSQUE HAMBURGENSIS« which means: »Senate and People … read more and write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Senatstreppenhaus
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It is a fascinating sight to lie on the red carpet under the dome of the Senate staircase in Hamburg’s Town Hall and look up. Slowly I discover the writing »GOTT MIT UNS / GOD WITH US«, which is written … read more and write a comment …

Hamburg Town Hall — Turmsaal
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The tower hall with its cupola separates the two sides of the town hall. The 112-metre-high town hall tower rises above the hall. The murals show the ancient city republics of Athens, Amsterdam, Rome and Venice. Hence its real name … read more and write a comment …