Here’s what the world’s biggest attractions look like right now (PHOTOS)

Mar 23 2020, 10:26 am

With international travel at an all-time low due to the COVID-19 pandemic, destinations typically overrun with crowds are now nearly empty.

Because of ongoing travel restrictions, border closures, and cautionary measures taken to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, many countries are suffering the social and financial consequences of a decrease, or rather a complete halt, of tourism.

Webcam footage of some of the world’s most popular tourist attractions shows the sheer magnitude of how desolate the sites are.

Here’s what some of the world’s biggest tourist attractions look like right now:

Trevi Fountain – Rome, Italy

March 20, 2019:

Trevi Fountain, March 20, 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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Puerta del Sol – Madrid, Spain

March 15, 2019

Puerta del Sol – March 15, 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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Colosseum – Rome, Italy

March 3, 2020:

Roman Colosseum – March 3, 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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Colosseum – Rome. Italy

Western Wall – Jerusalem, Israel

March 27, 2019:

Western Wall March 27, 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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Times Square – New York, USA

March 30, 2019:

Times Square March 30, 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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Old Town Bridge Tower – Prague, Czech Republic

March 9, 2019:

Old Town Bridge Tower March 9, 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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Plaza Armas – Cusco, Peru

March 29, 2019:

Plaza de Armas – March 29. 2019 (Shutterstock)

March 23, 2020:

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