Palacio de Justicia
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Parroquia de San José
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Vinos y Piedra
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Plaza de la Constitución · interesting places nearby
Palacio de Justicia information
The 16th-century building on the plaza's northwest side is the Palacio de Justicia, the former Capilla Real de Indios, built for the use of indigenous nobles. The handsome mortar bas-reliefs around its doorway include the seal of Castilla y León and a two-headed eagle, symbol of the Hapsburg monarchs who ruled Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries.