The 24 columns

Lyon's historical Palais de Justice reveals its secrets...

Last updated date : 08/08/2019
On reservation only.
En bas des marches du Palais de Justice Quai Romain Rolland - 69005 Lyon 5ème
Palais de Justice

Following four years of renovation, discover this architectural jewel by Louis-Pierre Baltard, Lyon's historical Palais de Justice.

Entering via its imposing façade with its 24 columns, you will discover and understand this focal point housing the court of appeal and the assizes on the same site where justice has been dispensed since the tenth century.

An exceptional opportunity to wander through the building's main concourse, the court rooms used every day by magistrates and lawyers. The very place where several of the most importtant trials in French history have been conducted.

Duration of the visit : 2h. Please ensure you arrive 10 minutes before the tour commences.

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En bas des marches du Palais de Justice

Quai Romain Rolland - 69005 Lyon 5ème

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