Japan-Russia Prison Site of Port Arthur, Dalian

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Japan-Russia Prison Site of Port Arthur provides a grim look at the little-known conflict that was endured here, and into the lives of those incarcerated in the prison. Originally built by Russia in 1902, then extended by the Japanese, the prison was eventually capable of harboring up to 2,000 prisoners, and was equipped with 15 workshops, gallows, and wards. Throughout the prison, you'll have the opportunity to view exotic, saddening, and unusual artifacts, from torture chambers and equipment, to steam-powered cars from the 1940s. Though entry to the site is free, you can only explore through a guided tour, and you'll need to arrange this in advance. Tour guides typically don't speak good English, though you can find English explanations on signs around the prison site. Make your Dalian itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • I think the negative of Japan's history. You could see the history of the war cannot be studied in the text books. I think that Japanese should know what happened here. During the tour in a tour format in free tour is not. Seems to have tours every 30 minutes. Felt is not where it needs to be reserved in advance. You can visit free of charge. Where is a third bus journey by Metro.
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  • The old prison at the time of the war. Japan and Russia were locked them a comment, which is there to be found. NET and takes about an hour's drive in the city of Dalian. Gingerly off the tools were torture. Once you get on the template I. .. It's hard, there's not much in the mood
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  • Sad what the Japanese did to Chinese and Korean soldiers and patriots. The torture room and hanging room are not for the squeamish. But it needs to be seen and not swept under the carpet. Besides the ...  more »

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