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Japan-Russia Prison Site of Port Arthur

No.139 Xiangyang Street, Zhongshan District, Dalian 116013, China
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Ranked #20 of 227 attractions in Dalian
Type: Historic Sites
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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

If you are a history lover, this is one of the place to go. LVShun Prison Site post is the same as this. The entree fee is free. No charges. During winter, the route is shorter compare to summer as the guide was saying other sessions of the prison is very cold. The guide took you a walkthrough of the... More

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Munich, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

If you like history, you will not skip this visit. The memories of war are never a nice experience but you can learn so much from this visit, from the history of this town and from how it became the city it is today, flamboyant and ready for the future that a little moral pain will not hurt you. Definitely... More

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Dalian, China
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10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

If you are Chinese you should find this interesting . Unlike the west historic sites are made very interesting to visit not so in Chine. Even so of the most popular attractions are not well maintained and may even seem a little hoki, that's just China.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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70 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Used from 1890's to 1945 so reminiscent of Nazi-type prisons. Russian part looks very Russian, Japanese added newer sections. If you like history, this is good to see. We did not think we would be interested in something depressing, yet this turned out to be an OK sightseeing trip

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

If you are interested in the local history, the prison is well worth a visit. It is not very expensive to get there from Dalian in a taxi about £15 and there are English translations around the prison.

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