Tribunal de Justiça (EN)

This peculiar example of Art Deco style features ornaments inspired by the Mayan architecture, base with a monumental Doric porch, and is crowned by two half-domes. Designed in 1933 by architect Felisberto Ranzini and opened in 1937 as the seat of the Stock Exchange, it later housed the State’s Department of Agriculture and, since 1977, is occupied by the First Civil Special Jurisdiction Appellate Court.


– The effigies of Mercury call attention to the external decoration of the building.

– This building was also built by Escritório Técnico Ramos de Azevedo [Ramos de Azevedo Technical Office].

– The Primeiro Tribunal de Alçada Cível [First Court of Civil Jurisdiction] is part of the Architeture in Downtown thematic tour. For further information, access or seek the nearest Tourist Information Center.

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Address: Pátio do Colégio, 73 – Sé.

Opening hours: Monday thru Friday, from 12:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.