The whole truth about tourist attractions

The whole truth about tourist attractions

Categories: Travel

The tourist season is approaching and thousands of people are going to places they have been dreaming of visiting all year. Often we imagine these places quite differently than they actually look. In order to prepare for a meeting with reality, not to be disappointed and not to spoil your holiday impressions, we offer you to get acquainted with the true state of affairs in the most visited places of our planet by tourists.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The most famous painting in the world, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, which is located in the Louvre (Paris, France), is actually very small in size.

In addition, you will have to fight hordes of other tourists fighting for the opportunity to see the famous work of art.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The ascents and descents of the Great Wall of China are very steep.

If you want to walk around this great monument — make sure that you have the appropriate shoes, enough time and a certain level of physical fitness.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The statue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen is a copy.

This famous sculpture is an exact copy from the original, stored in an unidentified place.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

Dead Sea salt can bring pain.

Avoid the Dead Sea water (Israel, Jordan) after shaving or in the presence of microtrauma, as due to its exceptional salinity, it causes mild pain in such cases. Also, when diving, keep your eyes tightly closed.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The angle of the "fall" of the famous tower in Pisa (Italy) has decreased.

Between 2001-2013 , the tower straightened by almost 3 cm . And although it is difficult to notice this fact with the naked eye, many tourists complain about something else — apart from a few photos against the background of the tower, there is not much else to do in Pisa.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

It is forbidden to take pictures in the Sistine Chapel (Rome, Italy).

Even secretly taking a photo of the famous Michelangelo fresco is unlikely to work.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The gardens and park of Versailles (France) are more interesting than the Palace of Versailles itself.

Start your day (it's better to choose a fine one) by exploring thousands of acres of paths, fountains and grottoes — an unforgettable experience is guaranteed!

The whole truth about tourist attractions

Pyramids in Giza (Egypt) have in their immediate vicinity fast food restaurants Pizza Hut and KFC, as well as a garbage dump.

It should also be remembered that a visit to the nearby center of Cairo prepares you for a meeting with some of the most intrusive street vendors in the world.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

Niagara Falls (Canada, USA) is best observed from the Canadian side.

To fully enjoy the best views of all three waterfalls (American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and Horseshoe Falls), you need to get to the Canadian side of the border. On both sides, the waterfalls are surrounded by casinos and souvenir shops.

The whole truth about tourist attractions

The mummified remains of Lenin are located in the Moscow Mausoleum.

Be prepared for the fact that you will have only a few seconds to catch a glimpse of something resembling Vladimir Lenin.

Keywords: Places of interest | Egypt | Italy | China | Paris

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