Trubetskoy Bastion, St. Petersburg

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  • This trip was my second time of St. Petersburg (third of Russia) but was the first time here. I wanted walk around somewhere never seen and after left our luggage at hotel couldn't checkin since 9:00 ...  more »
  • The first time was in the fortress, and it is in the Trubetskoy bastion bastion, in the year 1987. Since then, nothing has changed in the exhibition, in addition to the new historical information on the red terror and the excavations carried out on the territory of the fortress in the 2000 's. Yes, it was interesting to read biographies of prisoners of the bastion. many have lived life pardoned and exiled, due to disagreements with the Soviets.
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  • Interesting prison with lots of stories about the prisoners scattered throughout. There are signs in English and interesting information provided. Several cells are set us as they were and the display...  more »
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  • Interesting place apart from cathedral. Describe the life in Prison cell during uprising of revolution. Lenin's elder brother was sentenced along with other revolutionary. Depiction of cells Walls with nice cancellation, but prisoner found way to communicate. It's interesting and will take 30 mins to see.
  • It was an important prison for political prisoners. It's interesting to see how the nature of the prisoners evolved according to the historic events that were happening at that time in Russia. It held from terrorists that attempted against the life of the emperor to royal family members when the revolution finally succeeded. The museum allows you to enter almost every cell and next to the cell door you can read the profile of notorious prisoners.
  • The bastion displayed how enemies or prisoners lived in a grim prision for in the past. Some jailed in the dark, damp solitary celss. Quite awful!
  • The museum was mainly dedicated towards portraying the various notable people who had been held captive in the cells.
  • This is a museum that really makes you think about what being a political prisoner means. Get the combined ticket for all sights in the fortress, as the museum itself is very small.

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