Tourism in places of tragedies
• Walking to the places of tragedies
A lot of places in the world where there was one or the other tragedy. As time passes, these places are popular with tourists. Moreover, it is a business of some travel agencies. In itself, visiting memorial sites of tragedies is nothing shameful. This appeal to our history, in the end it is the memory of the tragedy. So which of these places can be visited?
Today, guides can make an excursion to the Fukushima exclusion zone. All wishing to receive anti-radiation suits.
The concentration camp at Auschwitz - a terrible place showing all the horrors and atrocities of Nazi Germany. Today you can get a tour of the camp, which is available from January to May.
Dozens of former prisons open to the public, including the famous Alcatraz prison located on an island off the coast of San Francisco. Some prisons even converted into a hotel, for example Malmaison Oxford in Istanbul and Hotel Lloyd in Amsterdam.
Pripyat. This city was once home to 50,000 people, most of whom worked at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Pripyat was abandoned after the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. But lately Pripyat attracts thousands of tourists who want to wander around the deserted streets and intimidating buildings. In town you can find hundreds of discarded masks, and many attribute the Soviet Union.
The tragedy in Cambodia, which had been killed and buried up to 3 million people. Today you can visit the sites of mass graves. There is also a museum, where the commemorative stupa filled with the skulls of genocide victims.
The collapse of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Tuscany attracts guides for more than two years.
Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans in 2005, gave rise to an unexpected interest to tourists, who gathered streams to New Orleans to visit the areas affected by the hurricane.