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While people don’t take delight visiting dark places, it surely gives a surreal feeling and deeper understanding of the modern by taking a journey through its dark past.
Below are the most popular dark tourism destinations from around the world:
- Chernobyl, Ukraine
A radioactive ghost town, Chernobyl is known for the nuclear disaster that happened in the city on 27 April 1986. Today, It is one of the tourist destinations for those who dare!
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Cambodia
Or what is known as the museum of death was once a school until the Khmer Rouge transformed the institution into a torture and execution center. Even photographed the victims to create a haunting photographic archive. The museum is open to the public from 8 am to 5 pm.
- Suicide Forest, Japan “Aokigahara”
A 4 square miles forest that lies at the northwest base of Mount Fuji in Japan. Historically associated with demons in Japanese mythology. Statistically, about 100 suicides occurred there every year.
However, it is suggested that many other corpses have been lying there for years undiscovered.