Explore a 19th Century Fort and snorkel crystal clear water with incredible marine life. Almost 70 miles (113 km) west of Key West lies the remote Dry ...
Abandoned for 100 years, only available by boat or plane, the Dry Tortugas is now a breeding ground for birds and other wildlife.
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Built in the 1800s when crime spiked due to the Victorian gold rush, this prison closed in 1929 after 133 executions. It reopened to visitors for self-guided tours in the 70s.
It required convicts to stay in French Guiana after completion of sentence for a time equal to their ... The Man From Devil's Island Peter Dawnay Ltd., London, 1968 ...
Take an excursion to see some of the cells and where wardens and staff lived. The island now includes a restaurant and hotel. The other two islands include solitary confinement cells.
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Used by King Charles as a prison for rebel Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, after 100 years it was closed. Now it has be remodeled and includes apartments, restaurants and an art gallery, but you can still visit the part that remains of the prison on a guided tour.
In the 1850s, a widespread prison reform was introduced, and two new eye-catching state prisons were opened in Horsens and Vridsløselille in 1853 and 1859.
A functioning prison for over 150 years, Horsens is now open to the public who can see the very axe that beheaded its last execution victim.
Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty ...
Learn what life was like inside these creepy castle-like walls. The prison operated for over 140 years and been made safe for visitors now after sitting for so long. Now it's a major tourist attraction with a self-guided tour narrated by Steve Buscemi.
Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. Port Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage ...
Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, Port Arthur is where a colonial prison settlement operated. Said to be haunted, it now operates ghost tours at the prison and takes boats out to the Isle of the Dead, where prisoners' remains were buried once they died.
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If you've always wanted to spend the night in a jail cell, without actually breaking the law, you can do so at this prison-turned-hostel, and for a very reasonable price.
A symbol of the Triumph of the Human Spirit over adversity
This maximum security prison famously held Nelson Mandela for 18 years. The 3 1/2 hour tour is guided by a former political prisoner.
Kilmainham Gaol is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from ...
Common prisoners were the norm here; however, many rebellions of British rule were imprisoned and executed here and made it a symbol of Irish nationalism.