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Jail by the Danube

This prison is located on the River Danube. I guess the view is fine in this hotel! ;-) If you walk... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
OZS_ATW
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Budapest, Hungary
Interesting .... to see from outside

Depressing building by the river. It is worth to drive by to have some feeling of how bad it can be... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
pengemex
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Budapest
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21 Aug 2018
“Jail by the Danube”
5 Nov 2016
“Interesting .... to see from outside”
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Koeztarsasag ut 62-64, Vac 2600, Hungary
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This prison is located on the River Danube. I guess the view is fine in this hotel! ;-) If you walk along the promenade to the north, you just hit this big fortress like prison. It is the landmark of Vac!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Depressing building by the river. It is worth to drive by to have some feeling of how bad it can be to live inside.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Vac is mostly known among Hungarians by the high security prison. Located in the middle of the city with tall walls but the real size of it more visible from the ferry.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

he building of the Prison was built for the convict of the noble youth. It was named "Theresianum" for the honour of the queen. From 1808 the Academy of Ludovika operated here, while it has been a prison since 1855. The neo-Gothic, richly-painted prison chapel...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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