dark tourism


noun

tourist travel to areas affected by or associated with disasters or other public tragedies.

Nearby words

  1. dark nebula,
  2. dark of the moon,
  3. dark reaction,
  4. dark slide,
  5. dark star,
  6. dark web,
  7. dark-adapted eye,
  8. dark-eyed junco,
  9. dark-field,
  10. dark-field illumination

Origin of dark tourism

First recorded in 1995–2000

Also called grief tourism.

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