An underwater escape: Inside the abandoned Soviet gulag that's now a popular attraction for DIVERS

An underwater escape: Inside the abandoned Soviet gulag that's now a popular attraction for DIVERS
 

An abandoned Soviet gulag has become a popular dive site for adventurous explorers and tombstone jumpers thanks to the crystal-clear lake that now submerge much of the building.
Rummu prison in Estonia was abandoned some 25 years ago when Stalin's empire collapsed and more than half of the 75ft building has since been flooded.
Scuba divers from across Europe now flock to the area to explore the ruins of the prison.
The former gulag, known as Europe's Alcatraz, was built in a limestone quarry by Communist chiefs during the 1930s.
Some 7,000 convicts rounded up by the Soviet regime between... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Travel, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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