Law courts, Rangoon

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Mahabandoola Park Road
  • Law courts
    by euzkadi
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    by hydronetta
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    Central law court, Yangon, Myanmar.
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    High Court building.

    by euzkadi Updated Feb 28, 2010

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    Located in front of the Mahabandoola park, this big red brick construction known also as the Supreme Court, was built in 1911 by architect James Randsome, and was the higest legal authority in the country until 2006 when the court was moved by the military governement to Naypydaw. Actually is under a restoration work.

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    law court yangon

    by ukirsari Written Aug 29, 2006

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    as a colonial/old buildings lover, i was so happy to wander along the old quarter of yangon. one among them is central law court. with the union of myanmar's flag at the top, this building became one of the landmarks in the city. impressive that the old bell still working and if you ask 'how old this building is?' you can traced down by its fern surrounded the bricks.

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    Law courts.

    by planxty Written Mar 19, 2006

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    This is another of those central Yangon (Rangoon) buildings that is worth a look in passing for its (slightly worn) colonial architectural style. Heaven forbid that you would actually end up inside it. I would love to tell you more about the architecture, but my best efforts on the Internet have so far drawn a blank. If anyone can assist, please VT mail me, and I'll gladly update the tip, along with appropriate credits.

    Central law court, Yangon, Myanmar. Central law court, Yangon, Myanmar.
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    Law Courts

    by hydronetta Written Jan 4, 2007

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    One of the buildings around Sule Pagoda that shows its distinctive british origin is the red brick Law Courts, located close to Town Hall

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