One of the places that we advise you to visit in the Penza region is the Prison Castle Museum in the city of Narovchat
What to see in the Penza region, “Prison Castle” in Narovchat
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One of the places that we advise you to visit in the Penza region – this is the Prison Castle Museum in the city of Narovchat.
Those who have been there claim that the place is creepy, but atmospheric and colorful.
The prison building itself was built in 1819 according to a typical project of that time and included includes administrative and main buildings. In the main building, located in the courtyard, there are 11 cells, of which eight are for prisoners.
There is information that some Decembrists were kept in this prison, following the stage to hard labor.
In In the 40s of the last century, local residents who were subjected to repressions were kept in the Narovchatsk prison.
The collection of archival information about the Narovchatsk prison continues today.