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Address: Place Poelaert 1, Brussels 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 2 508 65 78
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08:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 16:00
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Huge establishment!

The architecture of the place is magnificent, really huge and historic. There were renovations when we went, we couldn't get inside, but we just admired the exterior of this huge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Muhammad A
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kiev, Ukraine
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85 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This building really too big. You can enter inside for free and walk through the halls. It looks good with a lot of small statues and stairs. It's a pity that building was under repair and the exterior facade was hidden.

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Thank oka2008
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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202 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture of the place is magnificent, really huge and historic. There were renovations when we went, we couldn't get inside, but we just admired the exterior of this huge building with lovely old European style.

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Thank Muhammad A
Wolfsburg, Germany
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54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We accidently walked by the "Palais de Justice" and decided to take a closer look. The building is very big. Relly large stairs, rooms etc. From the inside we awaited a little more, it's not special. Also it could be a little more clean. You find a lot of dirty places and I think I smelt urin at some points.... More 

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Thank Toby S
Warsaw, Poland
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Wanted to visit it from inside but didn't work out (was too late). But besides of that we were able to get on the stairs to the balcony just for a little trip around the corners. Even this could give great feeling. Absolutely fantastic building, enormous, huge with a number of decorations, columns, stairs. Located on the hill from there... More 

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Thank Pawel H
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It is a colosal stone building whose creator went mad and never really finished the building. Its an endless labyrinth of architecture well worth the look of a passing by tourist.

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Thank Matko H
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Wikipedia suggests this is the biggest court building in the world, and I could believe it. The Palace of Justice is absolutely gigantic and, on the inside, cavernous, beautifully decorated. If you turn up on any working day, you can enter and wander around for free, but must go through airport-style security. The place is full of art, lawyers in... More 

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Thank willuwa
Sofia, Bulgaria
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125 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is really enormous building, full of interesting details, element, and figures, really magnificent.

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Thank Chompy88
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The better surprise of my trip to Brussels. A huge and fantastic building, with a beautiful view of the city.

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Thank Bruno D
Wellington, New Zealand
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198 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were unsure whether we could entre but after going through security check we were in. We did not see any court rooms as it is a huge complex that is extremely nice but could do with better directions.

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Thank mitsilad
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469 reviews
255 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building. You can enter without cost and discover the magnificent grandeur of the heart of justice in Brussels.

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Thank Rafael J

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