Mekong Eco Tour- CAN THO PRISON- Mekong Delta
CAN THO PRISON
Can Tho prison is not a tourist destination Can Tho to enjoy, but to remember and relive the memories of a time. French prisons were built in the years 1878-1886 as a tool to rule colonial government at that time. And now visit a monument, located at No. 8, Ngo Gia Tu Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City.
Prison Can Tho built solidly with thick walls (3.6 m to 5 m tall, the wall has plugged many sharp pieces of broken glass) and iron fence surrounded, with the watchtower to control (6 m high mount , with floodlit), isolated from residential areas by two roads.
Weather Republic of Vietnam, Can Tho prison divided into two zones, with 21 cell groups, can accommodate about 30 people, but there are hundreds more to prison, with many small cells for solitary confinement. From the entrance, the female prison inmates to the left, and the male prison inmates on the right. In addition, there are other items that: temple, church, kitchen, house supervisor, a career.
In 1995, the headquarters building of Can Tho provincial People’s Committee, should have taken a large part of the area of examination. Therefore, female detention camp prisoners, some cells, facilities supervisor at the now discontinued (later, some were restored in the remaining part of the area). The area is preserved today as 2,046 m2.
Besides some old buildings still exist, it also preserved some of the instruments of torture, the kind of prison labor, the same number of pictures and documents you.
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