Top 10 Strangest Prisons In The World


Prison is supposed to either punish an individual and rehablitate them after their time spent behind bars, hopefully, turning them into a better person in the process. Depending on the nature of their crime, inmates can serve their sentence in a variety of incarceration environments, each with its own particularities.

Prisons also differ from one another from one country to another, as some countries focus on rehabilitating the inmates while others are looking solely to punish them for their crimes. Let us take a closer look at the 10 most unusual prisons in the world and figure out where exactly would we ever want to end up should we ever be convicted of a crime.

9The ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Prison – Rwanda

Those of you who saw the movie remember the prison where Batman spent a good part of the movie, right? Well, there is a prison in Rwanda which resembles the design of that prison almost entirely. It is called Gitarama City Prison and it is one of the most miserable places on the face of the planet. The inmates who have been thrown in that hole live in a crowded, poorly maintained, and incredibly miserable. On top of all this, the prison cannot actually afford to feed all the inmates which means that prisoners often die in there.