World's Strangest Prisons

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Goli Otok, Croatia

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The buildings of Goli Otok are spread over an uninhabited Croatian island near the island of Krk. Wandering through the crumbling structures on the barren island is a surreal experience that offers an insight into the reign of Josip Broz Tito, Communist leader of former Yugoslavia.

What You’ll See: Check out the administration building—affectionately called “the hotel” by inmates—and a combination bowling alley and movie theater.

World's Strangest Prisons

Goli Otok, Croatia

The buildings of Goli Otok are spread over an uninhabited Croatian island near the island of Krk. Wandering through the crumbling structures on the barren island is a surreal experience that offers an insight into the reign of Josip Broz Tito, Communist leader of former Yugoslavia.

What You’ll See: Check out the administration building—affectionately called “the hotel” by inmates—and a combination bowling alley and movie theater.

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