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Address: Irawan_, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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I'd Never Been to Prison Before.......

Interesting visit to see what prison life is like. It's minimum security and the prisoners walk around unsupervised, They have a store where they sell things made by the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
TheUglyDog
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Orlando, Florida

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a awesome place to visit. The inmates put on a matinee performance for us & they had handmade wares for sale of good quality & they offered shoulder & hand massages. I didn't know what to expect but this is a truly well run unusual prison. A positive eye opening prison that other prisons could learn a lot... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting visit to see what prison life is like. It's minimum security and the prisoners walk around unsupervised, They have a store where they sell things made by the prisoners. Nice to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Saw the prison mentioned in Lonely planet and as it was raining thought we would give it a go. Interesting and eye opening. As we entered it was a bit nerve racking as the prisoners were just walking around roaming free and there were no guards in sight. Got to the main building where our driver dropped us off and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I went to this prison by motorbike with my girlfriend. We had no idea what to expect when we went here. I wasn't even going to go inside, but then the guard opened the outer gate and signaled us to go. You drive down a dirt road and there is a prison off to the first right. We drove down... More 

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Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner went there today as it was raining and weather was not the best to go island hopping or to the beach. Hired a tricycle for the day and drove up there took about 45 mins bumpy road in though... Watched a group of young men dance which were in medium security after that we then spoke... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This was a different visit on an Cultural Island trip. When i am travelling i always want to know more about the locals and how they live. This was a visit to an open prison, where the inmates where living there in houses, they built them self. Having livestocks and farms, while doing correctional work. It is based on an... More 

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Cavite City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Scenic view away from the city. A lot of stories from the prisoners. They offer goods in exchange of money, so that they can personal hygiene products.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A different notion of a jail and life sentence! A must to visit if you are a tourist either local or foreigner.

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dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Was interesting some parts less scary than others I was there and met meant different types in there some were so young and could be lifers in for up to 3 murders looked about 18 all squashed in to a cell while other inmates just strolled around, was interesting none the less

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I went here because I have never been to a prison before. It was a powerful experience to see the condemned. Many of those guys were never getting out. It also really demonstrated genuine Filipino hospitality as even the prisoners with not much to lose were still friendly and warm. I am truly amazed by Filipino culture. The prisoners will... More 

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