Gradska kuća Subotica

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City Hall Subotica  - the most important information 

In the central part of Subotica there is a building that has been attracting many tourists for years. Since the early 20th century, important state affairs have been taking place in the City Hall of Subotica. The central part of the City Hall is always reserved for cultural events that are held throughout the year. The lookout of this building gives you a perfect panoramic view of the city. It is an unavoidable part of every visit to Subotica, so we recommend that you get acquainted with its history and tourist offer.

History of the City Hall Subotica
Work on the construction of the Hall began in 1908 and lasted only 2 years. Architects from Budapest, Marcel Komor and Deze Jakab designed the plan in the style of the Hungarian secession. The next two years were used for interior design. During the 70s and 80s, conservation works were carried out on the building. Since the end of the 90's, additional interior design has been done. The City hall has the status of a cultural monument of exceptional importance. Within the town hall are situated:
  • Grand Hall: Assembly sessions, weddings, concerts and other gatherings of importance take place in it.
  • Historical archive
  • City Administration
  • Boutiques
  • Banks
The architecture of the City Hall SUbotica 
The building occupies an area of ​​5838 square meters and reaches a height of 76 meters. The lookout terrace is set at 45 meters high and is about 56 meters wide. Ceramics and wrought iron were used to make decorations that were mostly inspired by floral motifs. Interpretation of tulips, leaves, floral ribbons, hearts and bird feathers are most present. All these motifs are typical of Hungarian folk art. The City hall is designed so that it contains:
  • Typical city cafe called kafana
  • The office of the mayor 
  • Administrative and police premises
  • Remand prison
  • Ceremonial staircase
The north side of the building contains a vestibule and two towers of unequal size. The roof is covered with the same type of ceramics used in the Reichl Ferenc Palace construction. The esteemed Hungarian painter Sandor Nagy decorated the windows of the main town hall with stained glass.

What to see at City Hall Subotica?
A tour of the interior and the lookout of the City Hall is organized with the support of the City Museum of Subotica. As part of this tour, a guide is provided and it usually lasts about 30 minutes. The highlight of each visit is the view from the lookout. But, you have to be ready for a 260-step climb. You can check the price as well as the dates in which you can schedule a visit by contacting the City Museum of Subotica or the Souvenir Shop Subotica.

Working hours
The town hall is open for visits all days of the week, except Saturdays:
  • Monday-Friday 07: 00-15: 00
  • Saturday 08: 00-18: 00
How to get to the City Hall Subotica?
The  City Hall is located in the center of Subotica, from where the main town square is less than 3 minutes away, so you can walk to it from all parts of the city. Public transport can take you to the immediate vicinity and the nearest stops are Synagogue; Post Office I; Hotel "Patria". Taxi services are also available.
  • Bus lines: 3; 6; 22; 23; 25
  • Taxi stations: Zuti taxi 024/9789, Hallo Taxi 024/9766, Grand Taxi 024/562 476, 024 Taxi 024/548 988 


Type of Attractions
  • Brige
  • Museum


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