“Coolest” prison in the world

Halden Prison is maximum security prison located in a forest in Norway.

"Coolest" prison in the world

Halden prison is the world strangest prison. Normally prisons are believed to have cells or bars where guards are armed with handguns and handcuffs.

"Coolest" prison in the world

In this second largest prison in Norway things are very different, although the maximum security prison host dangerous as well as highly dangerous criminals such as rapists, drug offenders, murderers and child molesters.

"Coolest" prison in the world

The inmates of Halden prison each have a room of their own with underfloor heating, a flat screen TV and a private bathroom.

"Coolest" prison in the world

There are kitchens where the inmates can cook, with porcelain plates and stainless steel knives.

"Coolest" prison in the world

Halden also have a library where and a fully equipped music studio where inmates can record their own music.

"Coolest" prison in the world

Inmates are also allowed spend nights with their families.

"Coolest" prison in the world

Surprisingly half of the prison guards are women.

"Coolest" prison in the world

There are no uniforms for the inmates. Felons who are sitting out their last years of their sentences go for swimming and lounging in the sun with the guards.

"Coolest" prison in the world

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