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Sorry to Burst Your Bubble, but These Photos Reveal What Your Dream Holiday Spots Really Look Like

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The Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal, the Mona Lisa painting at the Louvre, or boating in Italy — the internet is flooded with idealistic pictures of these amazing destinations. But they aren’t that amazing!

BrightSide has compiled a list of these places — and they are nothing like they seem to be. Have a look!

1. Boating in Italy

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2. Taking in the grandeur of the Eiffel Tower

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3. Experiencing the pristine beauty of the Taj Mahal in India

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4. Walking a stretch of the Great Wall of China

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5. Seeing the Mona Lisa at the Louvre in France

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6. Seeing the grandeur of the Colosseum in Rome

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7. Having a picnic in Central Park, New York

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8. Exploring the Forbidden City in Beijing, China

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9. Checking out the Sydney Opera House in Australia

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10. Counting the Spanish Steps

11. Climbing Machu Picchu

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12. Tossing a coin in the Trevi Fountain in Rome

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13. Admiring the beauty of the Egyptian pyramids

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14. Breathing in the fresh sea air at Copacabana Beach

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15. Posing against the background of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

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16. Lying down on the beaches of the Maldives

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17. Visiting Mount Rushmore

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18. Taking a walk around Yosemite National Park

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19. Touching the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen

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20. Enjoying the view from Niagara Falls

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21. Taking a picture at Lempuyang Temple

22. Joining the Mount Everest expedition

Have you ever been to any of these places? Do you know of any other popular touristic attractions we could add to this list? We’d be happy to hear from you in the comment section below.

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