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Zindan, Bukhara

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  • The place finally clicks away, about 15 minutes walk from the main attractions. Long views out to close borahausmosk because there was enough, I think. It was told field trips for children of junior high school students about taking pictures all together.
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  • Place slightly gloomy. A small room with bars and klopovaja pit. Klopovoj pit depth 6.5 m, and on top of the iron Wall grille. bugs swarmed. The prisoners had to stand all the time, because the floor was covered with urine. And the stench had still and breathe. Here fall for debt, criminal offences, careless attitude to opravleniju religious ceremonies and speeches against the Emir. The worst part is treated as political prisoners. Debt was still knocking out system. In jail caused the debtor's relatives to those looking at the agony of a loved one, collected the money and repaid debt. The inmates were guarded by Cossacks. Local did not take, because among them could be relatives of criminals.
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  • The prison of the Ark Fortress in Bukhara called the Zindan was a place we visited briefly in late July of last year. It doesn’t look like a place I would want to spend any time in. Stoddart and Conol...  more »
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  • Worth the visit, look for Atlas Obscura article on The Bug Pit before the visit to make it more interesting.
  • The notorious Zindon prison at Bukhara, Uzbekistan, where British officers Stoddart and Conolly were held in the "bug pit" until their public execution outide the Ark in 1842.
  • Interesting especially for the history of Stoddart and Conolly
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