'Dark tourism' creeps out Thailand
Beyond the glittering temples, scenic river cruises and spicy street-food stalls in the Thai capital, a pair of museums that specialise in the gruesome and macabre are luring tourists to the dark side
Mummified serial killers, deformed foetuses and bisected human heads probably are not what most travellers dream of seeing on their Thai holiday.
Originally established as a teaching venue for the school's medical students, Siriraj Medical Museum today is increasingly better known as a tourist destination. Last year, it attracted more than 20,000 foreign visitors, representing one-quarter of all admissions,
But then again, some do.
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