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Address: Place Poelaert 1, Brussels 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Phone Number: 02/508-65-78
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Lovely old building in need of TLC

We didn't go into the main body of the building but were able to freely wander around and up the steps to the covered external parts of the building. This is a beautiful old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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Ra'anana, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We happened upon this huge building while walking from the market to the Grand Synagogue. It is huge! I don't know if you can go inside but if it is not too far out of your way it is worth seeing from the outside. There is an external lift (free) which takes you up to the plaza in front of... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A huge building right in the city centre. It also offers a nice view on the city. Interesting but don't waste too much time for it.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't go into the main body of the building but were able to freely wander around and up the steps to the covered external parts of the building. This is a beautiful old building and am pleased to see that it is covered in scaffolding as it really does need some work. The view from outside the building (at... More 

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Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I've never been inside the Justice Palace, but the view from the square next to the Justice Palace is worth the walk.

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Ashkelon, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Impressive, huge building and also a beautiful view of the city. Worth a visit, don't miss this place,

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

It's huge! It's impressive how a building like that can make you feel how strong were the justice then. It's free entry. You can see the city from it's surroundings. Worth a view!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The house of justice is an a beautiful building. Been build by king leopold the 2nd, and in the second world war was a nazi offices. The building is used today as a suprime court of belgium and you and should visit it for free monday to saturday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

I am going to sound ignorant here in saying that I'm uncertain as to whether you are able to walk and visit inside as I simply just walked around it. I arrived there by continuing up by foot from Grand Sablon. But I can honestly say that this is one of the most beautiful buildings in Europe. I simply couldn't... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The Brussels Palace of Justice is bigger than St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Situated on a hill, there is a level difference of 20 meters between the upper and lower town, which results in multiple entrances to the building at different levels. From this place there is a very beautiful panorama of the city. A glass elevator close to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is a very impressive building which is apparently public access, although I have never entered. The courts are now across the street, but there is a story that when the building was still in full use, a convict escaped only to be found two days later in the same building. He hadn't found a way out. It's massive. Unfortunately... More 

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