Popular Tourist Destinations That Aren’t So Picture-Perfect In Real Life

Thanks to social media, when we see our friend’s picture-perfect travel photos it can inspire us to travel as well. We all want to experience that same amazing view of the Taj Mahal or ride in a Gondola through Venice like they did.

Sadly, these destinations have become too touristy, and it’s nearly impossible to get an authentic experience. These photos show what these iconic travel destinations really look like, and the truth is, you can’t put an Instagram filter on real life.

The Great Wall Of China


China is the most populated country in the world. Add a bunch of tourists to that, and it’s no surprise that The Great Wall of China is routinely bursting at the seams.

It’s also worth noting that in some spots, the Wall is only six feet high, which doesn’t seem all that “Great” to me.