On 11 March 2011 a 9.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of Japan, prompting the second biggest nuclear meltdown of all time at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.
Eight years later the Japanese government has deemed much of the region as safe to return to. The population remains a fraction of what it once was, although there is a rise in one group of individuals – so-called “dark tourists”.
Telegraph Travel’s Greg Dickinson visited to hear the true stories of the people affected by the Fukushima nuclear fallout. Is it really safe? Should tourists be visiting at all? See the link below to read Greg’s experiences as a dark tourist in Fukushima.
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