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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  • This place has free entry and you can spend hours here walking and admiring the architecture. You will need good walking shoes as the space is huge. Some parts are blocked due to restoration work but ...  more »
  • Seen only from outside, but in work at the dome as for decades if I believe the Brusselsians I saw and who told me that they had never seen the dome without scaffolding since their birth. It's a shame not to move forward with work like the
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