Romania branches into 'dictator tourism'

Controversial move allows tourists to visit Nicolae Ceausescu's office and army barracks where he was tried.

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    Romania is turning to tourism for answers to its financial problems, but some of its initiatives are proving controversial among locals.

    The government has opened some areas associated with the life and trial of former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu to the tourist industry.

    Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Bucharest.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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