Palacio de Tribunales de Justicia, Santiago

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The Palacio de los Tribunales de Justicia de Santiago is the building housing the Supreme Court of Chile, the Court of Appeals of Santiago, and the Court-martial Court of the Chilean Army, Chilean Air Force and Carabineros de Chile. It occupies a full block-front of Compañía Street between Bandera and Morandé Streets. The building diagonally faces the Palacio de la Real Aduana, which houses the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, and Montt Varas Square sits in front.The building, which is opposite the Ex Congreso Nacional, was built in two phases between 1905 and 1930 in the neoclassical style. The earlier, the western portion of the building, was completed in 1911.The main entrance to the building is framed by a two-tiered portico that is supported by one-story-high Doric columns on the lower level and two-story-high Ionic columns on the upper level. The portico is crowned by a triangular pediment containing the figure of a condor standing on an open book with the word LEX sculpted over it.The building has a three-story arcade, which is parallel to the main facade and features a glass skylight. Ornamental details include caryatids holding bronze swords made by the sculptor Coll y Pi and a stained glass window made in Munich, Germany by Franz Mayer & Co..
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  • Not understand so you show to them tourists a building that not has grace any nobody you explains by inside its history or what is makes is an opportunity lost the only day that it show is the day of the heritage a hurt
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  • A wonderful aesthetic, maintains a fairly common style in these parts of america... Is worth the penalty make it part of the hike by the Centre historic.
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  • Old building, impressive in your building, the interior is also very beautiful, with marbles in the handrail in black and red. Blind justice statues at the entrance with the guards on the side is a great place to take a picture. The ceiling, with the arches and stained-glass Windows and asymmetric runners impress with your odd architecture. Just don't get in anyone of Bermuda shorts.
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  • Architecture antiguisima in perfect condition in the historic heart of the city
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  • I declare publicly a danger to society, that like those two innocent father and son who were in pre-trial detention for killing a scourge no one miss, I can maim and even kill who jeopardize the safety of my family. Published, notifiquese, I am a potential danger to the society. You can not share, copy and paste to publicly support these courageous two that made justice by so many and so many dead innocents at the hands of criminals.
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  • The trees that they took with the remo - denouncement, they are laws of 1937-1938 and by the municipality of santiago and the environment Court and courts of appeals of santiago. The transfer is not in the laws of 1937 - 1935 record.
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  • The facade of the building of the courthouse and its entry have been remodeled and sees excellent, with a wide pedestrian promenade, really looks great, it's a great historical and heritage attraction.
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