Karosta Prison, former Soviet-era naval prison, Liepaja-Karosta, Kurzeme Region, Western Latvia, Latvia

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Karosta Prison


Gluttons for punishment will get a bellyful in this creepy old Soviet-era prison, which operated right up until 1997. Built in 1900 as an infirmary, it was quickly turned into a military prison, even before the building was completed. Tours depart on the hour, detailing the history of the prison, which was used to punish disobedient soldiers. A range of more extreme 'experiences' is also on offer for groups of 10 or more (booking essential).

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