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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  • This building is located in the Centre of the city. Its architecture is highlighted by the imposing and its size. Ideal for lovers of such architectures. Regalame your vote
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  • We pass in front of the Court with the Tour, imposing building, with sculptures and full of details. The valley passed to learn a little more about the location and the history of the country.
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  • A quiet location in downtown Santiago to sit awhile, take photographs, or walk without so many people, is the Palace of courts of Justice, with a beautiful restored facade a couple of years ago.
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  • Amazing Picasso exhibition in the foyer right now
  • Beautiful monument.
  • 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.
  • Great structure
  • The best place to visit in Chile!
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