Stalin’s Penitentiary Camps (Komsomolsk-on-Amur)

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2 days


All year round



Trip overview

If you are interested in the topic you can to visit places of location of camp departments and camp cemeteries. You will see the quarries made up by prisoners of station camps and the Administrative Office of these camps, rails of the Old BAM (Bailkal Amur Railway) and the first tunnel of BAM.


Itinerary 2-day program

Day 1 – «For Whom the Bell Tolls»

10:00 Meeting with ESG
Start of Komsomolsk city sightseeing
Visit of the State historical museum of Komsomolsk
13:00-14:00 lunch
14:00 Excursion «For Whom the Bell Tolls» (central part of the town).
You will see that Komsomolsk, which was called «the first socialist city of the country», was the center of Stalin camps of Khabarovsk territory. Here over 40 camps departments were set up. You will see the buildings where prisoners worked, the Administrative Office of Komsomolsk camps and the Memorial Stone to the victims of political repression.
16:00 end of the excursion

Day 2 – «The Old BAM»

Baikal Amur Railway is the railway between Komsomolsk and Lake Baikal)
We will visit one of the places where prisoners lived while building the railway. Along the railway there were camp hospital and camp cemeteries and you will see quarry developed by the prisoners of Stalin camps.
In the afternoon excursion continues about building of the railway «Komsomolsk-Sovgavan» (the name of the excursion is «Construction-500.







Price (with English speaking guide):

1   pax         $ 420 (per pax)
2   pax         $ 360  (per one pax)
3   pax         $ 340  (per one pax)
4 -6 pax      $ 290 (per one pax)

Price (with German or French speaking guide):

1    pax            $ 570 (per pax)
2   pax             $ 435  (per one pax)
3   pax             $ 390  (per one pax)
4 -6     pax      $330  (per one pax)


Tour cost includes:

*guide assistance



*meal 1st day

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