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Palais de Justice

Notre-Dame Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Ville-Marie)
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Ranked #184 of 240 Attractions in Montreal
Type: Government Buildings
Description: This courthouse in Old Montreal is an impressive example of architecture from centuries past.
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Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

it. is a very nice building and the city must be proud about it. Location is wonderful and the location is exciting mostly for tourists in Old Montreal. White collars working in the surroundings have plenty of restaurants at different level prices.

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Kolkata, India
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187 reviews 187 reviews
121 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

A black concrete and granite structure without any design in the Old Town surrounded by Heritage buildings is truly an eyesore. And they call it a Palace? What a joke!

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montreal
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is a strange place to review but here goes, it's Montreals main courthouse nobody ever comes out of here happy the building is ugly and foreboding, there are no tours so don't bother. If you spend your whole life never having to go there you are lucky.

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This place is neat, but I wouldn't say it's a must-see. It's a fairly standard legal, provincial building with lots of doors and blue signs. If you're into law and like seeing different courthouses, you might have fun, otherwise it's not all that interesting!

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Montreal, Canada
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22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

The picture looks like the second Palais de Justice; we have a third one which is mostly used in Montreal. The one pictured is beautiful, located next to City Hall in Old Montreal. I'm not sure if it's the first or second one. I haven't been for a visit in a long time but it was a beautifully kept old... More

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