Prison (Belgium)

This prison was built in 1779 by the Austrians and was very revolutionary for its time (they tried to reeducate the prisoners, teaching them skills in manufacturing hemp, wool, cotton & glass). It housed 12,000 cells and became a military prison and home for mental patients later.

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3 responses to “Prison (Belgium)”

  1. kwiksand says :

    Always amazing to see!

  2. Anonymous says :

    Is this the Maison de France?

  3. number 7 says :

    could you tell me the exact location, or more info about this building?
    like if it’s still there, is it demolished…

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