Palacio de Tribunales de Justicia, Santiago

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 95 reviews on the web
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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  • This was by far one of the most impressive and beautiful buildings in all of Santiago. It is very majestic and dominates the skyline. Well worth stopping by to take a few pictures. 
  • The Palace of tribunals reflected a golden era, well preserved architectural style, was restored recently, according to residents of the area I commented.
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  • Stands its architecture, this close to the plaza de armas, you can get beautiful photos of this Palace
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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 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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  • 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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  • Glorious and impressive.
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