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Cachot de Cyparis

Address: Rue du Cachot, Saint-Pierre, Martinique
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    • tmoore48
      tmoore48
      tmoore48
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      Interesting area

      Not sure why only this small part of the complex is mentioned in TripAdvisor - this is part of a larger prison complex, and is located next to the ruins of the theater. All are well labeled and docume...

      Reviewed on /Date(1579326726000+0800)/
    • TexasCatBird
      TexasCatBird
      Gatesville, TX
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      Place is average but survival story incredible

      Near thee Saint-Pierre run of the theater is the part of the local prison that was not destroyed by the 1902 Mount Pelee volcanic eruption. Inside this solitary confinement portion of the prison was ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1574759557000+0800)/
    • Robby G C
      Robby G C
      Toronto, Ontario
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      Saved by prison!

      Cyparis was not a nice guy. Our guide explained. When the volcano erupted, it destroyed most of the prison. However, Cyparis survived the calamity. He was in another part of the prison. When ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1568690440000+0800)/
    • ToujoursLaRoute
      ToujoursLaRoute
      Alger, Algiers Province
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      Interesting and impressive story

      The only survivor of the huge vulcanic gas explosien that completely destroyed the city of St. Pierre on May 3rd 1902 died 20 years later, in Panama, due to yellow feaver. Isn't this ironic?

      Reviewed on /Date(1553122782000+0800)/
    • stefanl656
      stefanl656
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      A well built cell saved his life.

      Even though badly burned, it's resident was able to survive in a city where thousands died during a volcanic eruption. Not the only survivor but the most well known. The cell was of rock construction ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1487599404000+0800)/

    Attractions Near Cachot de Cyparis

    Earth Sciences Discovery Centre (Centre de Découverte des Sciences de la Terre)

    926m away

    Distillerie Depaz

    1.58km away

    Centre d'Interprétation du Patrimoine Paul Gauguin

    Museum
    2.17km away

    Domaine d'Emeraude

    City Park
    6.92km away

    Hotels Near Cachot de Cyparis

    Hotel La Villa Saint Pierre

    358m away

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