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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  • August 21, 2017
    I passed in front of the Court of Justice. A big building, full of details, with beautiful sculptures. Worth a quick to learn.
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  • July 20, 2017
    Palace of Justice is a must-visit. A historic site. Safe and very clean. Near the old national Congress of Chile
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  • July 19, 2017
    Linda artquitetonica work, the building is huge and full of details, it is worth spending ahead and watch him.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Increible arquitectura antigua, es como estar en europa.
  • January 1, 2017
    Great neoclassic architecture! Building now houses the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals of Santiago, and the Court-martial Court of the Chilean Army, Chilean Air Force, Carabineros de Chile.
  • March 4, 2017
    It's always nice to see the nice architecture of downtown Santiago
  • July 4, 2017
    Amazing
  • October 3, 2016

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