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Justice Palace (Palais de Justice)

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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All reviews huge building war memorial free lift peter's basilica in rome covered in scaffolding sheer scale imposing building land mark entire city avenue louise awe inspiring walk around worth a visit beautiful architecture city centre the grand place dome
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Currently being renovated at the front it’s a grand design that over shadows the whole area. Even approaching it from the front a few hundred metres away you are in awe of its size. Inside nice but only seen a small amount of the building....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace of justice is located on a hill which provides wonderful and free views to the city. It's vast and nice and it seems to renovated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vasw-George
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It already does look bigfrom the outside, reminding me a bit of St.Peters in the Vatican. On the last day of the year, you could just walk in and have a look around, which was nice. Lots of marble floors, high ceilings, making you feel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Holllinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) is a really vast building of huge proportions. it is built on a hill which probably makes it look even bigger and grander. We first saw it walking down Rue de la Regence, from some distance away, and it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Amazing building and super large, this 19th century impressive building was built in the style of a classical temple and was completed in 1883. It is still home to the city's law courts.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We only spend some time seeing the outside and the freely visible area. you can spent some time walking around and taking in the size of this immense building. Personally I was very impressed buy the sheer scale of the entrance area. Unfortunately we didn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fansch
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Never seen anything that massive before. Inside is magnificent and so grand. You are free to walk around after you pass security control. We spent maybe 30 minutes walking around inside and outside. No fee to go in. Could do with some maintenance, sadly! Recommended...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is a huge building which is dominating the skyline. It is covered in scaffolding and I understand it has been like this for 15-20 years. It will be amazing when it is finished but I expect it will not be anytime soon!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Wow, this is stunning and enormous...even though the building is covered with scaffolding, its beauty still shines through . It’s sure to take years to finish the restoration but I’m sure it will be worth it.. the building is at the end of a long...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenm642
Reviewed September 19, 2018

It is really Big, although dirty and you can meet lots of pidgeons and homeless guys. It is a pity. The capital of Belgium should take better care of this piece of history-

Date of experience: October 2017
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