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We did the "Escape room" in Karosta Prison and it was really entertaining, would advice to everyone... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Landa L
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Riga, Latvia
Instructive guided tour

We arrived minutes after 10AM to the prison and purchased tickets. Right away, we were assigned a... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Isa-Francis
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Decided on a night here, so glad I did, arrived as only "guest" for the night, and after a good tour of the prison, settled into my cell for the night! I would recommend it if you have an opportunity and ignore the ghost stories,...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

We did the "Escape room" in Karosta Prison and it was really entertaining, would advice to everyone who likes the quest rooms. And afterwords we had a tour in Karosta Prison which was is very interesting if yu want to know more about the history...More

1  Thank Landa L
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Very informative about the techniques used to discipline the military personnel in a prison that was used by 3 states (nazi, Soviet et Latvian). Plus you can stay overnight there in a cell...and some modern comfort.

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We arrived minutes after 10AM to the prison and purchased tickets. Right away, we were assigned a tour guide who spoke perfect English and our private tour (as there were only two of us !) started. The guide, dressed in a prison guard uniform, was...More

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is not a prison, it is a correction facility for the military. Russian, German, Soviet, Latvian. All this you are taught in a very fascinating tour through the place. Very interesting and fun!

Thank Soundfellow
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Went here with my old classmates. It was really fun. We were treated like prisoners for 1-2h. Everyone couldn't help laughing, because the guides very really funny .

Thank Linucz
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Visited on a Sunday morning, tours are each hour from 10am and had to wait a while for the 11 am tour. The young woman tour guide was very pleasant, spoke excellent English (and Russian) and gave good background information on the old prison. The...More

Thank Willgo23
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Had a good tour here and learned a lot. The guide was great fun It must have been terrible to have been a prisoner there. We had a soup at the cafe that was very tasty. I could have listened to the guide longer as...More

Thank jenstouph
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Former military prison now a museum/tourist attraction and yes a hotel. Bit thin on exhibitions but you can stay here if you crazy enough. Different.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The prison offers a brief (less than one hour) tour of the facilities and provides a bit of history and background to the place. Tours are every hour on the hour, and are available in English. If you are looking for something slightly different, then...More

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