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Address: Place Poelaert 1, Brussels 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/508-65-78
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Under renovation...but gorgeus building

Very remarkable building and above all one of the best of the city, I have not visited it inside but I didn't missed it from outside. Just getting there using the public lift... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Avelgem, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The justice palace seen from afar is impressive. Once you get closer you can see how much this building is in need of restauration. This restauration has now begun. Scaffolding is hiding part of the building. Let's hope the job is going to bring the building back to its former beauty.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Do not leave Brussels without visiting this building. It is awesome - an amazing piece of architecture. You can visit the ground floor, first floor and below ground floor. We were blown away by the sheer scale of the building, the height of the ceilings and the grand scale of it. Tourists must enter through the security gate.

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Very remarkable building and above all one of the best of the city, I have not visited it inside but I didn't missed it from outside. Just getting there using the public lift Which leads from the lower city up to the top. This huge building dominates the city, as I said the size it's incredibly big but unfortunately it's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Under renovation...but still quite a few things to see inside the Justice Palace. Located approximately 20 mins walking from Midi station the decorated golden top can be visible from distance. This one what I thought is just for tourism is actually a fully functional Courthouse. You might find session going on but you are allowed to go inside and take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I did not enter the Justice Palace, but the square out front offers a great view of Brussels. The building is very imposing, sitting at the very top of the hill. It will be well worth seeing once refurbishments are complete.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a beautiful building. It's mostly covered in scaffolding as it is getting some much needed tlc but still worth a trip to see from the outside. The sheer size of the building is amazing. It'll look even better after it's been renovated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The building has been going through renovation since I don't know when. When I first visited there in 2008, it was already closed for renovation. But the plaza in front of the building is a wonderful place to enjoy the sunset! You can see the whole lower city there! Drink beers with friends or enjoying the city view alone is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Currently this building is under renovation but our first thoughts an seeing this building is how huge this building is, massive, it screams wealth and power, I have read that it is larger than St Peter's Basilica in Rome. The Palais de Justice is no doubt a landmark 19th century building in Brussels sitting high on the hill, it is... More 

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Gorey, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Turned up on rainy Saturday morning to find the building and square completely empty. I've heard this was the largest building constructed in the 19th century, well it surely has a lock on the largest assortment of scaffolding constructed in the 21st. It's like what all the grand monuments of Europe will look like when humans die out; defaced statues,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Beautiful and huge historical building, but unfortunately under renovation. But still you can see its greatness and worth of few pics. Because it's up there, in front of the building opens great views overlooking city and you can also take a lift down

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Additional Information about Justice Palace (Palais de Justice)

Address: Place Poelaert 1, Brussels 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/508-65-78
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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