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Report (Permission Visit) Prison - Lodz, Poland 2014

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by kingrat, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. kingrat

    kingrat 28DL Regular User
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    Just outside Lodz lies an abandoned prison. Originally this building was a monastery, but when the Soviets moved into Poland the Monks were replaced with political prisoners (why was almost everyone in the soviet prison system 'political'?).

    It was redesigned to hold 600 inmates although at any one time you would have found at least double that residing behind its walls.

    When the Iron Curtain fell the prison kept on being a prison right up until 2006 when someone somewhere cried “human rightsâ€￾ and the inmates had to be moved to more spacious surroundings.


    Main Gates
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    Apparently reads "Aim here and discharge weapon"
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    Thanks for looking more on my site should you be interested.
     
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    Re: Prison. Poland 2014.

    Nice place, would be good to include more here, if you have them.
     
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    Re: Prison. Poland 2014.

    Done.
     
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    Re: Prison - Warsaw, Poland 2014

    one from your recent trip to Poland? Looks really nice! Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Re: Prison - Warsaw, Poland 2014

    Thanks BG. Yup, from the Feb trip.
    Got to get back out there soon.
    I think I may move there (Poland, not the prison)
     
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    Re: Prison - Warsaw, Poland 2014

    Nice photos! Only this is the periphery of Lodz (the third largest city in Poland) not Warsaw ;)
     
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    Re: Prison - Warsaw, Poland 2014

    Very nice report :)
     
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    Re: Prison - Warsaw, Poland 2014

    You know that, I knew that, kinda wanted to keep it that way ;)
     
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