Alte Gefängnis (Old Prison)

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Alte Gefängnis (Old Prison) information

Location
Swakopmund , Namibia
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This impressive 1909 structure, on Nordring St, was built as a prison, but if you didn’t know this, you’d swear it was either an early train station or a health-spa hotel. The main building was used only for staff housing, while the prisoners were relegated to much less opulent quarters on one side.