Ulucanlar Prison Museum, Ankara

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The Ulucanlar Prison Museum (Turkish: Ulucanlar Cezaevi Müzesi) is a former state prison in Ankara, Turkey that was converted into a prison museum following restoration by Altındağ Municipality. The museum was opened in 2011. It is the first museum of its kind in Turkey.
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  • Not a nice place, but interesting place to visit. The prison was very well planned. The worst cells were without any windows or beds, just pure stone. There were no toilets for prisoners in the...  more »
  • Unfortunately I can not say that this place is wonderful to visit...But it is an experience not to forget the dark years of Turkey...  more »
  • History, torture and prison life... You live a thrilling experience. Like you’re in a detective novel. Walk through the narrow isles, between dark cells...
  • it is a great sensational museum. You can see the what happened to the people for their political toughts in the near past
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