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Leopold's Palace of Justice and its neighbourhood in Brussels.

The ' Merollen' neightbourhood at the Leopold's Palace of Justice location in 2013 is being a model of a modern area. During the years of the building of Leopold's Pace ' - 1861-1866- Merollen' was demolished
and a lot of inhabitants forced to abandon their houses. Many of them forced to move from their houses by the Belgian Government because the palace according to its design needed  floor area 26.000 square meters.
     Text/photography by Tzina Mersina Alimpoutaki-Joustra.
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The renovation of the Leopold's Palace of Justice which is situated on the Galgenberg hill. It was built from 1861 until 1866 and has 8 courtyards, 27 big court rooms, 245 smaller court rooms and his level difference between the lower and the upper town is 20 meters.
The Galgenberg hill was chosen because of its highest level of the city.This location is in the immediate vicinity of the Marolles and rue aux Laines. To cover the difference in level the buil…

Castles in a beautiful air of Bellinzona, canton Ticino, Switserland.

Pictures of conflicts and forces from the past.. in an almost open air museum in Bellinzona's surrounding bring you the castles and their fortified walls which belong to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites since 2000 and have been protected  the modern small city until today on August in 2013.. (Text/Photography by Tzina- Mersina Alimpoutaki-Joustra. All rights reserved.) View of Castle Grande from ' Piazza del Sole'.
                                      The ' Torre Bianca ' or 'White Tower' of the Castlegrande.
The Castlegrande that is the main fort and was built at the times of the reign of the Roman emperor Augustus was known as a key point in wars period and was also capable to holding 1000 soldiers. According to the history Bellinzona in Ticino was from the past the capital of a country that included most of the extremely valuable valleys in Ticino. Castlegrande and the city of Bellinzona are established in a location that through the narrow valley mak…