Supreme Court Building

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The building that stands as the Belize Supreme Court building today was built in 1926 and is the third incarnation of the facility. The first two burnt to the ground, first in 1820,, then again in 1918.

What to Expect

Because the Supreme Court and the magistrates court are still active in this building, it is not open to the public. Still, it remains a popular stop off on tours for visitors to check out the unique architecture and learn about local law and order via a tour guide.

The Supreme Court Building features classic British Colonial architecture, complete with a clock tower that has four clocks -- one for each cardinal point.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Supreme Court Building may choose to book their trip in Fort George, since travelers to this area of Belize will have the benefit of easy site access during their time there. There are a decent amount of hotels in the district within range of this attraction.

Hotels near Supreme Court Building
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Renaissance Tower Hotel 0.0 mi. (0.2 km) SE
The Caribbean Palms Inn Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) S
Isabel’s Guest House Guest house 0.1 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Seaside Guest House Guest house 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) S
Belcove Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.4 km) NW
Las Palmeras Hotel Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.6 km) W
Coningsby B & B 0.2 mi. (0.5 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Guests visiting this historic site will have no problem finding a meal afterword, since you can find a broad selection of food offerings in the vicinity. Macy's Cafe is an easy to come by café and offers convenient access to Supreme Court Building. The restaurant is a brief distance away, but distant enough that you might want to make arrangements for taking advantage of a particular type of transport to travel there. Also near Supreme Court Building you and your group will come across restaurants such as Wet Lizard and Nerries where you and your party might test out Latin American food and experience the Belize culture.

Information

Operating Hours

Call their number in advance to find out their hours of operation.

Payment

For price of admission, call Supreme Court Building ahead of time to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: 227-4387

Location: Regent Street , Fort George, Belize

Website: http://www.belizelaw.org/web/supreme_court.html

 

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