Grief Tourism

Travel to areas affected by natural disasters, places where people were murdered, etc.

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Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1st June 2006

The Anne Frank Museum officially opened in 1960 to visitors from around the world, the curious, the incredulous, and the sorrowful.  In early 1942, Otto Frank and Herman Van Pels began preparing their office building in a nondescript old part of Amsterdam in the hopes of avoiding detection and capture by the German Nazis.  Their […]

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