You are here

Karostas Cietums – the only military prison in Europe open to tourists

27.09.2011 | Travel via Europe

Karostas Cietums is the only military prison in Europe open to tourists. It’s been described as being more impressive than Alcatraz, and acts almost like a terrifying interactive reality show.

Karostas Cietums is the only military prison in Europe open to tourists. It’s been described as being more impressive than Alcatraz, and acts almost like a terrifying interactive reality show. In reality it’s more like a cross between a prison, hotel and museum.

To read full article click here.

Related news
Today, a passage was opened in the basement of the House of Blackheads in Riga Old City that will connect it with Riga Art Space exhibition hall, creating a joint cultural complex.
Ventspils will introduce its own currency - "vents", which will be legal tender in the city; Ventspils will also open embassies abroad and implement other "state within a state" measures...

02.08.2011 Yachting in Latvia

Due to the fact that yachting is a popular hobby in Latvia, almost every coastal city, town or village in Latvia has a larger or smaller yacht fleet. Many yacht owners gladly offer rides to visitors in...
Top-quality ice hockey can be seen in Latvia’s capital when local ice hockey club Riga "Dinamo" takes to the ice at "Arena Riga" in Kontinental Ice Hockey League (KHL) action, the...