Romania Fortul 13 Jilava

Built as a fortress it was used as a political prison, the prison had bad conditions; in 1940 the Legionary Police killed 64 police detainees in the prison cells. The old cells are now preserved as a museum, though not many people get the chance to see it as it resides next to a live prison. We were lucky to be shown around the prison and spent some time walking around the old cells where inmates used to be kept in harsh surroundings. 

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