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Karosta Prison

Invalidu iela 4, Liepaja 3414, Latvia
+371 26 369 470
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Creepy but enjoyable..

This was what I was looking forward to the most in Liepaja - a tour of a notorious prison. Yes, it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
Soldiers prison

It`s not a prison for criminals, this is so called guardhouse. Here were located soldiers who have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Invalidu iela 4, Liepaja 3414, Latvia
+371 26 369 470
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was what I was looking forward to the most in Liepaja - a tour of a notorious prison. Yes, it wasn't a criminal prison but actually one for soldiers however to have a look in a building with history like this is pretty neat....More

Thank Ryjones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It`s not a prison for criminals, this is so called guardhouse. Here were located soldiers who have broken army law while serving. Guide is acting as prison guard of that times, little rude, but it helps to feel the atmosphere. There`s little exhibition inside, also...More

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Interesting tour of prison. We also did the escape room which the kids loved. We also arranged tour of Northern forts and some of us slept over in the prison. This is a fascinating area and a must see for anyone visiting Latvia.

Thank jennifer H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I had read about this place in a British newspaper and this was my reason for visiting Latvia. I stayed in Riga for my trip and used Riga as my base to see Latvia. I decided the day I visited the prison I would make...More

1  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited Karosta prison on 15th august. Staff working there are very rude and inpolite. When we bought our tickets we went outside. we saw a member of staff. one of us asked for information where our guided tour starts. He didn't answer us. He...More

Thank geopavabre
Reviewed 21 August 2017

There is only guided tour, but this is not a problem. You can choose from two type 1) informational tour 2) experience tour. We took informational tour. Angry lady came and tried to act as jail guard, but it looked quite silly. During the tour,...More

Thank Evaldukas
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the prison. Good fun but wasn't able to do the extreme night without having at least 10 people. The organization of the reservation was a bit confusing. Told to be there 3 different times. Must sign up via email or in person and...More

Thank Lili C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is the place what changed during the last years a lot. There are a lot of new offers today. You can take a tour (different languages are offered), you can have a coffee, beer or full meal. It is possible to rent a bicycle,...More

Thank Monta K
Reviewed 27 July 2017

In this place you can experience the hardships of being an inmate in a soviet prison. Not meant for those who cannot handle continuous shouting, insults and physical punishments(no worries - push-ups and etc.) Also before beginning of the tour you sign a waiver giving...More

Thank Roberts P
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the prison during our visit to Liepaja, its several kilometers north of the city, in.the Karosta district. Tour guide spoke great English and was constantly informative. She delivered some of what were obviously somber notes and descriptions with a light touch and was very...More

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