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The Old Town Hall, located on the Old Town Square, was built on the basis of a privilege granted by King Jan of Luxembourg to the old townspeople in 1338. The tower is 56.59 meters high. The complex consists of several buildings connected into one for the master of the Old Town.
According to historical data, the first building of the town hall was a corner house built in the 13th century in the early Gothic style. This house was received by the townspeople from the merchant Folf Kamene. The dominant structure was the mighty prismatic tower, erected in 1364. 17 years later, a Gothic chapel was built next to the building. In the 15th century, chimes were added to the south side of the town hall.
The first expansion of the town hall took place in 1360, when a building was added to the western side of the very first building, which housed the meeting room of the local government. In 1458, the local authorities bought the House of the Tanner Miks – the third building of the complex, built on a Romanesque foundation. At the beginning of the 19th century, a platform was added to the Town Hall and a new clock was installed. In 1830-1834, another building was added to the complex. At the same time, the old eastern wing, built in the XIV century, was added to the town hall. All the buildings of this wing were demolished, and in their place there was a new wing, built according to the design of Pavel Sprenger and Peter Nobile in the neo-Gothic style.
In 1880, the Miks tanner's house was rebuilt in a new style Renaissance by the architect Baum.
In May 1945, one of the defense points was located in the town hall. Fighting between the German army and the rebels took place near the town hall, in connection with which the complex suffered considerable damage. The fire that occurred during the fighting completely destroyed the neo-Gothic wing, and the tower and chimes were also damaged.
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