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Renaissance Rathaus


It was built around 1579/81 by the well-known stonecutter Hans Keesenbrod from Segnitz.At the corner and also at the peak of the gable roof of the town hall you can see the emblem of Marktbreit, a statue of the knight of St. George, killing a dragon with his lance. This statue on the gable was a symbol for the customs duty rights for shipping on the Main, and it was possible to see this symbol from the ships on the river at quite a distance. The statue on the corner of the town hall symbolises the right to hold markets. On the first floor you can find the ballroom and the panelled former council hall, which is now used as a wedding hall.