Zindan Tower, Lankaran

Castle · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
Currently closed to visitors, Zindan Tower is nevertheless worth having a look at. The broad, circular red-brick tower was formerly part of the Lankaran Fortress and for a long time functioned as a prison. Legend has it that Josef Stalin was held here at the beginning of the 20th century for his revolutionary activities. Use our Lankaran trip itinerary site to arrange your visit to Zindan Tower and other attractions in Lankaran.
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  • Stalin was imprisoned in this tower in his youth though you woudn't know it. It's not accessible and is falling down you can just view it from the outside  more »
  • Unique and preserved monument of fortification architecture late XIX where Stalin was prisoned by the Mikolaj II order.  more »
  • Historical monument was built on 17th century. Must provide restoration works.
  • Prison of Stalin . It's abandoned and suffer from bad maintenance

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