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Well-known Tobolsk prison castle. Through Tobolsk passed a way of criminals, including political, condemned to penal servitude or eternal settlement to Siberia. In Tobolsk as former capital of Siberia, there was a management of a hard labour where the destiny of prisoners was solved. During Soviet time the Tobolsk prison was one of "capitals" of archipelago GULAG. In the beginning of 90-s' years the prison has been closed and now it is one of sights of Tobolsk. Interactive excursions are popular: the guides dressed as supervisors show the prison castle to the tourists dressed in the uniform of GULAG prisoners 
Location: Tobolsk
Date: 2005-07
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