Cachot de Cyparis et ancienne prison, Saint-Pierre

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  • Not sure why only this small part of the complex is mentioned in TripAdvisor - this is part of a larger prison complex, and is located next to the ruins of the theater. All are well labeled and...  more »
  • Near thee Saint-Pierre run of the theater is the part of the local prison that was not destroyed by the 1902 Mount Pelee volcanic eruption. Inside this solitary confinement portion of the prison was....  more »
  • Nice historical site with interesting explanations in English and French making it possible to imagine how the city looked like at the time once the volcano erupted the last time.
  • An interesting story of how a prisoner survived a volcanic eruption whilst all others in the town perished.

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