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

Consider staying in Fort George if you plan on visiting Supreme Court Building, since visitors to this region of Belize will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. There are a good amount of lodgings in the locale surrounding 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

Those visiting Supreme Court Building often also make a visit to Cucumber Beach, the easiest beach to access, and a place of particular interest for those looking to dig their toes in the sand.

Information

Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Supreme Court Building are not readily available, meaning that your best chance at success is phoning ahead of time to make certain the site is open to visitors when you and your group have decided to visit.

Payment

Show up at Supreme Court Building ready to hand over the price of admission, which your party can determine by phoning ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: 227-4387

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

Location: Regent Street , Belize City, Belize

 

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