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Buffalo City Hall

65 Niagara Sq, Buffalo, NY 14202-3313
+1 716-851-4200
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Beautiful both Inside and Outside!

My friend and I drove to Buffalo for the free tour given here daily. Unfortunately, the tour was... read more

Reviewed yesterday

This building is spectacular. I felt so small standing next to it. A must see in historic Buffalo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St Simons Island, United States
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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
+1 716-851-4200
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The free elevator ride to the top is worth the time. Great view of the City and lake. Near architecture in and around the building.

Thank Captcm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not a planned visit to the Buffalo city hall, but..WoW!!. Old building, ArtDeco style that is really worth seeing. I went in to take care of some business and ended up sticking around to look around the building. I was shocked so see...More

1  Thank Topher E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour of this nearly 100 year old building. The tour guide was very informative and pointed out the highlights in the building. The tour concluded at the top of the building which has an observation deck which provides a great view of the...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has wow-factor. Free view atop the building's observatory. The murals in the lobby were so gorgeous, and many to see. The elevators were intricately decorated. If you love architecture and a nice pano of the city, this is your place.

2  Thank reeshot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hosts at InnBuffalo suggested we come here and am so glad they did! The building is impressive and the fact it is well maintained is fantastic. Enjoy the first floor with all the carvings and paintings and murals on walls and ceilings and even...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is worth a visit and is free of charge. The views of downtown Buffalo are outstanding. The building itself is an interesting look at Art Deco design. You can walk here from the Lafayette stop on the above-ground transit, which is also free of...More

1  Thank GGW135
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Recently some group called this a top-ten city hall in the country. I would have to agree. The building is magnificent inside and out. Visit during business hours and go to the 28th floor observation deck. The views are awesome.

1  Thank Florida_Bill813
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This was one of our "must-sees" as The Goo Goo Dolls performed in front of it for their rainy concert on July 4, 2004. Even without the connection to The Goo Goo Dolls this is worth a trip. The building is quite impressive with 32...More

1  Thank No_Place_Like_Home4
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21 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
14 August 2015|
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Response from Kathy987 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed on the weekend