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Palácio da Justiça

Januário Godinho e João Andresen, 1970

DGAJ

Regular Visits

Visit to the space accompanied by our team of volunteers present at the location.

Tours

Guided tour made by the author of the architectural project himself or by an invited specialist.

João Rodeia

Maximum 20 people per visit

No reservation required; first-come, first-served

Wheelchair access

Photography allowed

Description

The Lisbon Civil Courts building, designed by Januário Godinho and João Andresen, represents a break with tradition, as it adopts a modernist language of great conceptual originality. Its urban setting, volume, expression and functionality, together with the new materials used in its construction, make it a building that stands on its own and for itself, even though it was designed as part of a larger complex that was to form the Lisbon Justice Forum. The significance and force of its monumental aspect are undeniable, and heightened by its location at one of the highest points in the city, at the same elevation as the Castelo de São Jorge.

Location

Rua Marquês de Fronteira

Directions: Google Maps / Apple Maps

Public Transport

Bus: 702, 712, 727, 742, 744, 746

Subway: São Sebastião (Linhas Azul e Vermelha)