Netflix’s latest hit has seriously put ‘dark tourism’ on the map with search results in the UK increasing by a whopping 1000 per cent since it launched!. What is Dark Tourism? Dark tourism is defined as “tourism directed to places that are identified with death and suffering”. Dark tourism places run from the macabre like the site a shipwreck to the somber like a concentration camp
DARK TOURISM IN TALLINN, ESTONIA. THE KATYN MUSEUM: REMEMBERING A FORGOTTEN MASSACRE - Red Tourism: Sometimes called communism tourism, red tourism is very similar to Soviet tourism, but refers to tourism around the world related to communism sites of historical significance. Red tourism is actually supported by the Chinese government, and so
If youre looking for anything specific, any particular place name or key word, then you can also go via the index.In addition there is a glossary providing more background info and terminological explanations. In the general dark tourism section theres also more about the academic concept of dark tourism, how dark tourism relates to other forms of tourism, what types and categories of dark
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A typical Dark Tourist episode sees journalist David Farrier travel to an abandoned nuclear site and the so-called haunted forest in Japan, where many people die by suicide. Its where YouTuber
Estonia has some of the cleanest air in the world. The landscape is covered with mires and bogs, fields and forests (51% of mainland), limestone barrens and coastlines. And it’ll take only 15 km to the nearest wetland from any given point in Estonia. Distinct seasons and pure nature have the greatest influence on Estonia’s culinary culture.
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One of the most famous dark tourism destinations is in New York. Since the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, numerous monuments, museums etc. were built. Countless tourists visit these places when they are in the city. Many times, people do not even realize, but even this is a destination that fits the definition of dark tourism.
A modern museum in the heart of Tallinn that focuses on the periods in history that most Estonians would rather forget about, in particular the nearly five decades as part of the Soviet Union.Though comparatively small in size, its compact exhibition is excellent, rich in intriguing artefacts and an absolute must-see for any dark tourist visiting this corner of the world.
Dark Tourism – Chernobyl. Wander around the deserted city of Pripyat where nature has well and truly reclaimed what used to be a bustling metropolis of 50,000 nuclear power plant workers and their families. Travel through the exclusion zone with a Geiger counter to see how dangerous the radiation can be.