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The Royal Courts of Justice are an attraction well worth a visit. Close enough to Parliament, the Temple and The City. With stunning Victorian architecture, a small costume exhibition. The courts were designed by George Edmund Street and took more...more
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Strand, London WC2A 2LL, England
+44 20 7947 6000
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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Stunning building representing all that is empire and tradition in our history. Somewhere to take time to appreciate

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A beautiful old time building set in a nice part of London. It is very majestic and is almost like walking through Hogwarts, and you really do feel like you are in a fantasy. Friendly and helpful staff, and a historic place full of great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Calum L
Reviewed 28 November 2018

On the Strand between Trafalgar Square and St. Paul's near Temple. also very close/across the street from Twickinghams Tea! Also worth a quick look. The Strand walk is a good one to take with many historical sites. The architecture of this building is stunning as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building with elegant architecture and detail. It does worth it to take some minutes and have a look of the Royal Courts of Justice.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

this is the court of justice. you can do a walking tour of the place. the building and architecture is simply amazing and stunning. so well constructed and detailed in design.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Well prepared for visitors, helpful staff, there is airport type security on the way in so had a bit of a wait to get through. They had short videos of the work of the courts but this might have been specials for the Open House...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Marion W
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Stunning architecture of this building stand out. did free walking tour and it is very impressive to see the workings of justice here. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I never thought that it’s possible to visit this incredible building! The Victorian Gothic style architecture of the RCJ is breathtaking! I did the self-guided tour and it’s easy to find your way around! The staff was also very friendly!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reaaa94
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I took the self guided tour that was most helpful and it let me explore the building and get a feel of the place. This really is a most amazing building. Security guys excellent and professional. Perhaps a smile, a thank you or a please...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We went on the guided tour of the Royal Courts of Justice. The architecture of this place is incredible. Our guide was really informative and pointed out a lot of things it would be easy to miss, including some of the procedural things happening as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Eli-R95 | Reviewed this property |
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3 April 2018|
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Response from MNicoleS375 | Reviewed this property |
"They now offer a unique half-day London Legal Walking Tours and I believe they offer tours through these companies: White Sky Tours Ltd, and delivered by the best Blue Badge Guides in London. The Royal Courts of Justice... More
6 March 2016|
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Response from Madeleine S | Reviewed this property |
You can take a phone in but there is airport style security. They have cases on Monday to Friday but they have very short terms- a bit like a private school so check online.