- Stari pisker Prison
Stari Pisker (meaning in colloquial Slovene: "an old pot") is a former
prisonin Celje, Slovenia.
World War IIthe German occupation forces committed many war crimes in the city and 374 hostages were executed at the Stari pisker Prison in 1944[ [http://www.culturalprofiles.org.uk/slovenia/Units/5324.html Cultural Profiles] ] . The prison once underwent an inspection by Heinrich Himmler.
In 1965 the prison was reopened as a memorial site, with a memorial room in what was once the torture chamber and the courtyard adapted for remembrance.
It underwent a renovation in 1995.
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