Colditz Castle Escape from Colditz

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Jail and Torture

Crime has been around as long as life itself, but prison sentences have not. They only began with the monastery jails: Repentance instead of retribution to get back on the right track. In the 19th Century, people started to think about the resocialisation of prisoners alongside protection of the general public.

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Conquer the castles of Saxony on many more exciting tours of discovery! Explore the fairytale side of our castles, palaces and gardens or follow the exotic traces of the pomeranze and orange crops. There's a lot to discover!

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