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Čele Kula, a structure built from the skulls of vanquished foes. Today I went to visit the Skull Tower also known as Čele Kula which is located in Nis, Serbia. Čele Kula built in 1809 buy Turkish General Hurshi Pasha out of skulls of defeated Serb rebels. When Hurshi Pasha of Nis realised that, even ...
I then saw there was an upper terrace and stairs leading up. From the upper terrace you see even more ...
... to stand or sleep. People could be kept in here for days and both men and women could be in separate solitary confinement cells
There was a prison breakout in Feb 12, 1942. After that more barbed wire was put in on the perimeter. The Germans also built their own ...
The hotel room was really comfy and warm so I didn’t get to leave till 11am. Oddly the internet was working fine in the morning after all the problems the previous evening. The temperature had also warmed up from yesterday and it wasn’t as chilly.
Before leaving the cleaner ...
... in very good condition from the outside.
Opposite was the armoury now used for a students art exhibitions. Further in were some Roman ruins and gravestones showing family sculptures. There were also remains of prisoner cells
The main path then led to the only surviving Mosque inside the fortress. Beside it were more earlier ruins from Byzantine ...