Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles The world's tiniest prison is located on Sark Island of the United Kingdom. It was built in 1856 and is still used for overnight stays, but it can house only two inmates. What The FAK: The facts and knowledge on Prisons. San Pedro Prison is the biggest in Bolivia and is home to about 1,500 inmates. But beyond the thick wall and security gates, any resemblance to a normal jail disappears. There are children playing, markets, hairdressers, and even a hotel; but no guards, uniforms, or metal bars. Inmates have to pay their way while inside, including paying for the cell that they live in. The police do not go inside or interfere as inmates are expected to resolve their own problems through elected representatives. Leoben Minimum Security Prison in Austria looks more like a high-end apartment complex than a prison. It has an abundant amount of natural light, a court-yard, and barred off balconies. And, the average prisoner gets their own kitchenette, comfortable furniture, and a TV. Inmates can also enjoy a game of tennis, indoor soccer, a weight room, or romantic conjugal visit suites. At the other end of the prison spectrum is the US Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility, or ADX, located in Florence, Co. It was constructed in response to several security breaches and correctional officer injuries at other maximum security prisons. ADX is best known for housing inmates who have been deemed too dangerous, too high-profile, or too great a national security risk such as leaders of violent gangs, domestic and foreign terrorists, and inmates at high escape-risk. Cells have a desk, a stool, and a bed which are almost entirely made out of concrete, as well as a toilet that shuts itself off if blocked, and a shower where the water runs on a timer to prevent flooding. . Alcatraz is one of the most well known prisons in the world. It was a maximum high security federal prison located on Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco bay, and operated from 1934-1963. It was designed to hold prisoners who continually caused trouble at other federal prisons, and held some of the most hardened criminals in Americas history including Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly. It was believed to be inescapable and America's strongest prison. A total of 36 prisoners made 14 escape attempts during its 29 years of operation, but it was closed march 21st, 1963 due to high maintenance costs and a poor reputation. Aranjuez Prison in Spain is the only one in the world to house two-parent inmate families. The units come with cribs, Disney characters on the walls, and have access to a playground. When the children turn 3 they have to leave the prison to be looked after by family. They're still debating on the success of the program and the health of the children, so there are no plans to expand the program. The Fortezza Medicea Restaurant opened in 2006 to the public as an alternative dining experience. A 20-person team of inmates, made up of robbers and convicted murderers, prepare and serve 120 covers for diners who have undergone strict security and background checks. All guests are served with plastic plates and cutlery inside of this prison restaurant. Bastoy Minimum Security Prison is located on the small, scenic Bastoy Island, about an hour from Oslo, Norway. The prison is organized as a small, local community with about 80 buildings, roads, beach zones, a football field, and agricultural land. The farming is ecological, the prison handles most of their own trash, and there is a constant focus on minimizing CO2 emissions, and this progressive prison has been criticized by some for being more like a summer camp than a correctional facility. One weekend in April, and every sunday in October, Louisiana is home to the Angola Prison Rodeo. Thousands enter the prison complex to see the show that started in 1965. Black and white striped cowboys compete in events like the "convict poker", "wild cow milking", and bull riding. You can hear inmate bands playing, eat food made from old family recipes, and even buy arts and crafts made by the prisoners themselves. Cebu Prison in the Philippines is famous for its dancing inmates. It was an evolution of the exercise program that turned into an internet sensation. 1,500 prisoners are able to contribute to the performances, and they do so at charitable and cultural events, as well as live performances, after which spectators can have their pictures taken with the inmates. Built in 1876 Spandau Prison was notable for housing many Nazi war criminals after World War 2. It was decided that the building should come down to prevent a Nazi shrine from being built. They chose 1987 because that is when the prison's last inmate finally died at the age of 93, and he'd been the only inmate since 1966. Rudolf Hess was guarded on a rotation for those 21 years by allied guards of Americans, French, Brits, and even Soviets because he'd been sentenced to spend his life in prison, and they wanted to make sure that he did... I'm gonna leave you with this guy. He escaped high security prisons twice. Who is he, and what was his escape method of choice? Before we go here's last video's winner. Be sure to subscribe for more Vsauce2 and, as always, thanks for watching.