While most people were imprisoned in the town of Terezin, political prisoners were kept in horrid conditions here. In front of the fortress is a cemetery with a cross (erected by Communists) and a Jewish Star (erected after fall of Communism). You can see the small cells, including a special cell for Jewish prisoners. The fortress was a prison before the Nazis used it, and you can see the cell of its most famous prisoner, the man who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, sparking World War I. You can also see the fake barbershop the Nazis built for the Red Cross visit.
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