Port Elizabeth City Hall in Port Elizabeth Central, Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape
Port Elizabeth City Hall can be found on Vuyisile Mini Square close to the harbour in the city centre and is of great historical importance. It is very popular with tourists both local and from other countries as it is a magnificent example of old colonial style architecture. At present the hall houses a council chamber and a concert or lecture hall.
City Hall is just one of the following tourist attractions in the square:
- Diaz Cross Replica
- Public Library
- Marble Statue of Queen Victoria
The architectural style of the City Hall is Victorian Neo-Classical and consists of a double story building with stone and smooth plaster finish constructed by Vos and Philip.
Capacity of City Hall:
- Reception Room Banquet, 200 people,
- Cinema, 300 people
- Auditorium: Cinema, 165 people
1858 - 1862: The City Hall was constructed.
1883: The clock tower was added in.
1973: The hall was declared a national monument.
Port Elizabeth Main Library
07h00 - 19h00
There is no charge.
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