An estimated 100,000 foreign tourists have visited Fukushima last year, many attracted by the offer of trips described as “dark tourism”. Photo: Reuters An estimated 100,000 foreign tourists have visited Fukushima last year, many attracted by the offer of trips described as “dark tourism”. Photo: Reuters
An estimated 100,000 foreign tourists have visited Fukushima last year, many attracted by the offer of trips described as “dark tourism”. Photo: Reuters
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Fukushima episode of Netflix’s Dark Tourist sparks offence in Japan

Government unhappy after programme hints food in region is still contaminated with radiation and host enters clearly marked no-go zone

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An estimated 100,000 foreign tourists have visited Fukushima last year, many attracted by the offer of trips described as “dark tourism”. Photo: Reuters An estimated 100,000 foreign tourists have visited Fukushima last year, many attracted by the offer of trips described as “dark tourism”. Photo: Reuters
An estimated 100,000 foreign tourists have visited Fukushima last year, many attracted by the offer of trips described as “dark tourism”. Photo: Reuters
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