MIR Corp. is capitalizing on rising interest in "dark tourism" with new train tours in North Korea and Iran for 2014. The Jewels of Persia rail tour will visit UNESCO sites including Isfahan, the Persepolis archaeological site and Imam Square as part of a 15-day journey that also will also visit Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria. The 11-day rail Opening the Door on the DPRK North Korean tour will depart and end in Beijing and will include a visit to Pyongyang and the demilitarized zone.

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