Palace of Justice

The tour takes you along the Martinetsingel where you will see the Palace of Justice which was built in 1889. Zutphen has always been an important legal centre. During the Middle Ages the court was held in the open air. Villages and towns from the surrounding area came to Zutphen to ask for justice in the court of appeal. In the period during which the French king reigned over the Netherlands the court of entire region was located in Zutphen.