Gross Locations: The World’s Germiest Tourist Attractions

Do you have a travel bug? Visit the world’s 15 filthiest, germiest tourist attractions and you could catch much more than that!

John Harvard’s Toes: Harvard Yard, Cambridge, Massachusetts

John Harvard’s Toes: Harvard Yard, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Legend has it that rubbing the statue’s left foot will bless students with extra luck in their challenging academics. Tourists who are captivated flock to the statue on a daily basis to rub the foot for luck, too. When you think about the number of people who put their germy hands on this spot every day, it already sounds pretty gross, the story actually gets even grosser.

One thing that many tour guides conveniently leave out of their spiel is the fact that many students also urinate on the statue at nighttime.