Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), Brussels

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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. By using our Brussels online trip planner , you can arrange your visit to Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) and other attractions in Brussels.
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  • A beautiful neo-classical structure on the hillside connecting the upper (avenue Louise) with the lower part of the city near jeau de balle. This is another example of the wonderful architecture which...  more »
  • Even though it is covered with scaffolding, it is well worth climbing the steps to see the entrance. It is very pretty and impressive.  more »
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