The darkest pages of history in photos

In recent years a growing interest of travelers is the so-called black tourism. Full of the usual places, people tend to get into places that have a bad reputation. In the sphere of interest of tourists enter the battlefields, concentration camps and other places where there are accidents that claimed thousands of lives. The first apostle of black British tourists became Yanni Utah, who has spent decades traveling in the darkest corners of the planet.

Here are the top 10 destinations list Yanni Utah, who considers it his duty to visit every tourist black.

The darkest pages of history in photos The darkest pages of history in photos

Okpo Land

Popular park Okpo Land, located on the southern tip of South Korea, was closed after two fatal crashes on a roller coaster. Now it is a place of pilgrimage for black travelers from around the world.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Belchite

This village became a ghost site of fierce fighting between the troops of General Franco and the Spanish Republican Army. The new settlement was built a few years later - right next to the ruins of Belchite, who remained standing as a monument to the bloody conflict.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Eyjafjallajokull

Volcano with an unpronounceable name can be visited on a day trip from Reykjavik. The tour is on and the pedestrian walk right up to the crater.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Fukushima

Japan's government plans to turn the site of the accident in the new tourist monument. Not the best in terms of morality solution which, however, will be able to raise additional funds for the cleaning of the surrounding area from radiation contamination.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Oradour-sur-Glane

In June 1944, after the invasion of Normandy, Oradour-sur-Glane was blocked by a battalion of the German army: according to rumors, in this village held captive one of the highest SS leaders. Hundreds of residents were killed, the survivors fled and never returned back. Charles de Gaulle declared that the Oradour-sur-Glane never be restored and will remain a permanent memorial to the atrocities that occurred during the German occupation.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Hiroshima

Hiroshima Memorial Park, dedicated to the memory of tens of thousands of dead people. There is built a special center visits, A-Bomb Dome, located directly in the midst of an exploding bomb. People from all over the world come here to pay tribute to the victims and send a few paper cranes fly on a specially constructed reservoir.

The darkest pages of history in photos

New Orleans

Hurricane "Katrina", which hit the city in 2005, gave rise to unexpected new direction of tourism. Special tours are designed for people who are interested in just such a tragedy. For a very reasonable fee, anyone could be within the quarter Lower Ninth Ward, the most affected by the hurricane.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Costa Concordia

The tragic collapse of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Tuscany, has once again demonstrated how shallow people, compared with the water element. The most famous ship disaster since the "Titanic" has captured the minds of thousands of people. Tourists flock to Tuscany just to get exclusive pictures. Local residents in the pursuit of profit offered visitors take a boat ride to the wreck - for a special price.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Auschwitz

The concentration camp at Auschwitz has become a terrible Holocaust Museum. Thousands of visitors flock here from all over the world to see evidence of the tragedy. Rooms are filled with personal belongings of the dead men, but of special interest tourists is the commandant of the camp house, who lived just a few dozen meters from the gas chambers.

The darkest pages of history in photos

Cambodia

In this country arrive not only for recreation. Here are several museums of genocide that interest many black tourists. Choeung Ek, located just ten kilometers from the capital, Phnom Penh, offers everyone to enjoy the awesome sight of mass graves, made during the reign of Pol Pot.