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Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), Brussels
(3.1/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Marvel at the magnitude of Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), whose construction required the relocation of an entire community. The neoclassical giant remains an important center of justice and is often bustling with law professionals. The sheer size of the building commands your attention--it takes up an entire city block and is larger than St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Like St. Peter's, a gold dome makes the palace easy to spot from different points around the city, so you could use it as a marker to orient yourself to other attractions. There is no cost to enter the building, and you are free to roam the halls, as well as view the main courtroom. Watch for the imposing statuary by Pierre Armand Cattier in the entrance hall. Put Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) into our Brussels vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Brussels.
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  • Beautiful building located at the early business of shopping streets, very great you can see already from the Royal Palace on the road to restructuring, but apparently perpetually Sablon ... Next to a beautiful belvedere
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  • This huge building is completely horrible. Has some dimensions unconscionable and if enter in it room central, after passing them controls, one is will give has that the poor architect that it did not had nor idea of proportions, resulting heavy, more near a temple Egyptian that of a building classic. This building is impossible to carry a continuous maintenance is neglected and quite old. The only thing that is worth one bit is the dome which is the least ugly.
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  • It was not my first choice, but worth a visit - what if you are 3/4 days in the capital. Now if monitor does not lose - is in its interior. They have a prisoner escaped and when took it it for lost, appeared after 2 days, desperate
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