Thanatourist destination

Thanatourism = "travel to locations wholly, or partially, motivated by the desire for actual or symbolic encounters with death, depravity or disaster". See also this site

The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.

Connected Sites

Auschwitz Birkenau: Holocaust site
Bikini Atoll: apparentlye there are some tourist facilities (AB ev)
Fray Bentos: slaughter house
Fujisan: Aokigahara Forest: history of suicides and the place has long been associated with death (wiki)
Genbaku Dome: Atom Bomb site
Kathmandu Valley: Pashupatinath cremation ghats
Sighisoara: Dracula connotations


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