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I toured this with several Romanian family members. The tour conveys the horrors of the Pitești Experiment without being sensationalistic or indulging in violence porn. The hospital has been... more »
To be on an historical spot can be intense, so nice that there are such amazing guides that lead you through it though, with interesting details, putting this place in its historical context and... more »
There are cultures that never heal historic wounds and there are those that forget. My generation chose the latter, my parents the first. The horror stories embellished in the ex prison are only compensated by the courageous and peaceful means by which they were fought. Trampling one's fate seems to have elevated it's victims to uphold it more and we owe those brave souls more than remembrance. In a short span of time the tour will crush your spirit and restore your hope. It remains one of the darkest documented period of the communist era and a priority into understanding the devastating effects of Eastern European communism.
So impressive! If you ever visit Pitesti city, you should also visit Pitesti Prison. There is some history that we should never forget.
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