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Kresty Prison

Arsenal'naja nab., d. 7 | metro Pl Lenina, St. Petersburg 195009, Russia
+7 812 542-47-35
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Good explanations in Russian and English

Kresty Prison still holds a strong charge. First used by the Tzars, then the Mensheviks, then the... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2015
Miriahm D
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Boulder, Colorado
Great tour back in 2006 but no longer operating

I went on a tour around Kresty prison and the museum within the prison back in 2006 and it was... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2014
caro l
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 Jan 2015
“Good explanations in Russian and English”
3 Sep 2014
“Great tour back in 2006 but no longer operating”
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Arsenal'naja nab., d. 7 | metro Pl Lenina, St. Petersburg 195009, Russia
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Reviewed 22 January 2015

Kresty Prison still holds a strong charge. First used by the Tzars, then the Mensheviks, then the Bolsheviks, so, a lot of oppression. There are great enlarged photos of imprisoned workers clearing iced streets with bare hands, and a lot of digging--esp. graves. There are...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2014

I went on a tour around Kresty prison and the museum within the prison back in 2006 and it was fascinating. Last month I was back in St. Petersburg and wanted to visit again to show my brother. I found conflicting information online as to...More

4  Thank caro l
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