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Nhà tù Côn Đảo

Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Côn Đảo, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

Prison

Côn Đảo Prison, also Côn Sơn Prison, is a prison on Côn Sơn Island the largest island of the Côn Đảo archipelago in southern Vietnam .today it is in Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province. The prison was built in 1861 by the French colonists to jail those considered especially dangerous to the colonial government. Many of the high-ranking leaders of Vietnam were detained here. It is ranked a special historical relic of national importance by the government of Vietnam.

Location of Nhà tù Côn Đảo