Apart from the “classic” attractions that can be seen, depending on the country and the place visited, and that can be found on a typical tour guides, you can also discover something more special in those places if you do your research.
Here’s a list of the ten most bizarre tours given in different parts of the world!
Evening tour in a factory, Kanagawa, Japan
In the recent years more and more Japanese people are showing a craze for factories, which has been termed as “kojo moe“. Evening trips to industrial sites have become very popular. One of the best parts of the route in Kanagawa is in the Keihin Industrial Area, one of the four largest in the country.
Visiting Green Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Organised visits to Green-Wood Cemetery are particularly popular during the period of Halloween, while one can drink his cocktail in the catacombs.
Strange culinary tour, Shanghai
Every nation has its own culinary preferences. Travellers who find themselves in Shanghai can try local delicacies such as a variety of insects, duck tongue and bees!
Explore the city with the help of its residents, Barcelona
It is said that you get to know a city better if you’re with someone local. The “Hidden City Tours” in Barcelona offer this experience to tourists, with the help of the homeless who are hired to show the beauty of their city to visitors.
Dearly Departed, Hollywood, CA
The man behind the “Dearly Departed” tours is Scott Michaels. When at age of three, he went to a funeral he was so impressed that he now organizes tours to places that famous people have been killed or died.
Medieval toilet, York, United Kingdom
York is one of the oldest cities in Europe and visitors can get a glimpse of how people lived in the Middle Ages and also of how they used their toilets! One of the things someone learns is that at that time people used sponges, soaked in vinegar and placed in rods, as toilet paper!
Tour the barns of Idaho, USA
Large barns are an important part of the cultural heritage of Idaho in the USA. The Idaho Heritage Barn Committee organizes free visits to the most beautiful barns and granaries of the state.
Tour a coop, Austin, TX
The “Funky Chicken Coop Tour” is organized by the Poultry Association of Texas in order to encourage other people to enter the profession. To make it even more interesting they made sure to make the funniest coops you could imagine.