Is it worth going there? 16 popular tourist places that are clearly overratedPictolic
When we look at advertising brochures and tourist guides of various places, we want to go there as soon as possible! However, in reality, visiting such places may not be as impressive as we imagined.
Reddit users share their impressions about visiting popular attractions in the hope that this will save someone from a rash step, and he will spend money on a more successful trip.
"If you really want to spend the whole day in an air-conditioned building, then go to an air-conditioned underground parking lot to get into an air-conditioned car to go to another air-conditioned underground parking lot of another air-conditioned building, then in this case you have the right city!"
"The most disappointing place on Earth, covered in dirt and urine."
"Except for a small square with a tower, where everyone takes the same stupid pictures, and other guys try to sell you toys, the rest of the city is nothing. You are in Tuscany-go to any town, and you will get much more pleasure from it!"
"All the beauty and admiration of an ancient civilization is completely overshadowed by how terrible modern civilization is. Think of all the worst characteristics of India, and then add sand to it."
"It was beautiful 10 years ago, but now it is destroyed by influencers."
"You are not allowed to get too close to it to help preserve it. In any case, you will get as good a view of it from the highway as if you were standing in line and paying to go to see it. I appreciate what he is, but if you watch a video about him on YouTube, you will get a more personal and intimate experience than if you actually go there."
"You can buy beer of the same brand and in the same quantity anywhere else in Munich. Carnival rides are crowded, their prices are inflated, the food is decent, but also at an inflated price… I could continue. Oktoberfest is everywhere."
"Yes, it is beautiful, but it is also crowded with people, which destroys all tranquility. And everything that can be seen can be seen in photos that you have seen a thousand times before. It is dark inside, unexpectedly sparsely populated, and therefore you are in a hurry to go outside. Agra Fort, located opposite the Taj Mahal, is no less magnificent, bright and rich in history. I liked it better."
"It's just a small painting that hangs quite far away in a hall crowded with tourists. Don't get me wrong, this is a beautiful, iconic painting, but you shouldn't visit the Louvre just for the Mona Lisa. Most of the other works of art in this museum are more impressive than this painting."
"People just pay Sherpas to carry their equipment and avoid dangerous places. Many have heated tents. The queue to be photographed at the top of the mountain can be extremely long and dangerous, because people are not used to such a height."
"It's the dirtiest road I've ever seen"
"The Japanese have such a romanticized image of France that they actually have the term "Paris syndrome" to refer to the sudden shock that Japanese tourists experience when they see that France is not what they imagined it to be."
"Times Square for the New Year holidays. If you know, you know."
"I didn't win anything in Las Vegas. It was fun to see themed hotels, but other than that, it's just a soulless city with inflated prices, created to entertain you."
"This is the place with the biggest cultural deficit that you have ever seen."
"If you are in Dublin, then stay away from the Temple Bar. It has ridiculously high prices, and it doesn't look like a real Irish pub at all."