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
|Auschwitz Birkenau||Holocaust site|
|Australian Convict Sites||Port Arthur|
|Bikini Atoll||apparentlye there are some tourist facilities (AB ev)|
|Forts and Castles Gold Coast||Slave Dungeons|
|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|
|Island of Gorée|
|Kathmandu Valley||Pashupatinath cremation ghats|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Thanatourist destination?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source