Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

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"Fake" Dubai, "dirty" Venice and "dangerous" Los Angeles - this is how users described it Reddit.com the most popular tourist places.

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

1. Egypt is without a doubt one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Someone comes there to see the famous pyramids, someone - for diving. Not to say that everyone left the country of the Pharaohs disappointed, but among the most typical problems of Egypt are far from perfect service, dirt on the streets and fraud in local shops.

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

2. Stonehenge, according to some tourists, also looks much better in advertising brochures. According to the travelers who visited it, it is small, and it is almost impossible to see it up close: special hiking trails are equipped at some distance from the stones. This is where the tour, as a rule, ends.

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

3. It's hard to say what tourists expect from Los Angeles, but the City of Angels often turns out to be "dirty and dangerous." Travelers are also driven to white heat by many kilometers of traffic jams. The famous "Walk of Fame" also does not always cause delight: the impression is spoiled by numerous homeless people who are not averse to sleeping nearby for an hour or two.

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

4. Dubai is called "fake" and "unfriendly": slums are most striking against the backdrop of luxury hotels and shopping malls. And, of course, it's "unbearably hot" there.

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

5. Paris is the most visited city in the world. More than 32 million people from all over the world come there every year. The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Montmartre and other tourist joys do not disappoint. However, many note the rather unfriendly attitude of Parisians towards tourists. "I couldn't even order coffee without a contemptuous look from a cafe employee," one user complained Reddit.com .

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

6. Venice is called a "giant trap for tourists". The funny thing is that tourists are most annoyed by the crowds of other visitors: because of them it is difficult to find a free table in a restaurant or cafe, they complain about Reddit.com . It remains to guess what the residents of Venice think about the hundreds of thousands of visitors.

Not like in the pictures: the most disappointing tourist trips

7. The rather undeveloped infrastructure and not too clean beaches of Bali do not allow us to call this island a place of heavenly enjoyment, some travelers are sure.

Keywords: Disappointment | Tourism

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