The neo-Classical Palais de Justice or Palace of Justice is the most important Court building in Belgium, with 27 large court rooms and 245 smaller court rooms. Larger than St Peter's basilica in Rome, it cost 45 million Belgian Francs to construct in 1866. Its imposing dome is visible from several points all over the city.
Poelaertplein 1, Brussels, Belgium
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Palais de Justice and Nearby Attractions on Map
Manneken Pis(0.9 km)
Just a short walk from the Grand Place-Grote Markt is the Manneken Pis, a small bronze statue thought to represent the 'irreverent spirit' of Brussels.
Grand Place(1.1 km)
The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the iconic square of Brussels, surrounded by the Town Hall and a range of beautiful 300 year old buildings.
Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula(1.3 km)
National church of Belgium where royal weddings and funerals take place.
La Cambre Abbey(2.5 km)
The Abbey of La Cambre is a medieval Cistercian abbey founded in 1201, and subsequently rebuilt over the centuries, mostly in the 18th century.
The Coudenberg Hill is an archaeological site with the remnants of a grand fortified palace from the 12th century.
Great Synagogue of Europe(0.3 km)
La Monnaie(1.4 km)
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