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Palais de Justice

Notre-Dame Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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An example of the architecture in Old Montreal

An architecturally interesting building in Old Montreal, near a number of attractions including... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Beautiful Grounds

Located in Old Montreal, it's a great landmark with wonderful grounds. We didn't tour the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Matthew G
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Indianapolis
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This courthouse in Old Montreal is an impressive example of architecture from centuries past.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
3 days ago
“An example of the architecture in Old Montreal”
7 Sep 2016
“It's acquired taste”
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Notre-Dame Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An architecturally interesting building in Old Montreal, near a number of attractions including Basilica de Notre-Dame. No tours. Just enjoy the view.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Located in Old Montreal, it's a great landmark with wonderful grounds. We didn't tour the building, but marveled at it every day.

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

You either love or hate Palais de Justice. The facade is too colourful for my taste...more suited for a vanguard museum? Saving grace is It hosts restaurants, local art galleries, all kinds of clinics, conference facilities, access to public transportation, etc.. Really, depends what you...More

Thank sylvia k
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Modernist building a bit on the brutalist side. You'll be passing by as you walk around Old Montreal and it is a bit of an anomaly among the older architectural styles. Easy to pass by with all the other more interesting buildings to see.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 26 April 2016

the cafeteria, run by Cafe Vienne is like an overpriced Sercond Cup with Soups and stuff ..but still you can eat there for $12 at Noon..good washrooms too..Civil, Divorce, Bankruptcy, Small Claims Court suits on ground Floor (Notre Dame lower Entrance, Criminal Cashiers and Clerks...More

1  Thank Andre E
Reviewed 8 June 2013

it. is a very nice building and the city must be proud about it. Location is wonderful and the location is exciting mostly for tourists in Old Montreal. White collars working in the surroundings have plenty of restaurants at different level prices.

Thank Jacqueline O
Reviewed 12 May 2013

A black concrete and granite structure without any design in the Old Town surrounded by Heritage buildings is truly an eyesore. And they call it a Palace? What a joke!

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 16 March 2013

This is a strange place to review but here goes, it's Montreals main courthouse nobody ever comes out of here happy the building is ugly and foreboding, there are no tours so don't bother. If you spend your whole life never having to go there...More

2  Thank cps66
Reviewed 29 November 2012

This place is neat, but I wouldn't say it's a must-see. It's a fairly standard legal, provincial building with lots of doors and blue signs. If you're into law and like seeing different courthouses, you might have fun, otherwise it's not all that interesting!

1  Thank SarahNoella
Reviewed 5 April 2012

The picture looks like the second Palais de Justice; we have a third one which is mostly used in Montreal. The one pictured is beautiful, located next to City Hall in Old Montreal. I'm not sure if it's the first or second one. I haven't...More

1  Thank ELLET919
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Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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