The Illusion of World’s Famous Landmark

Have you ever seen world’s famous landmark like Taj Mahal or The Great Pyramids of Giza  in picture or guidebooks, they always look in popular imagination in their idealized form, but their natural surrounding will surprise you.

PolicyMic shows zoomed-out picture of 15 famous travel destinations around the world. The collection shows how the riverbeds near Taj Mahal once clear blue but these days it covered with trash and debris.

1. The Great Pyramids of Giza


2. Taj Mahal

Taj-Mahal Taj-Mahal

3. Niagara Falls

Niagara-Falls Niagara-Falls

4. Stonehenge

Stonehenage Stonehenage

5. The Brandenburg Gate

The-Brandenburg-Gate The-Brandenburg-Gate

6. The Parthenon

The-Parthenon The-Parthenon

7. Mount Rushmore

Mount-Rushmore Mount-Rushmore

8. The Forbidden City

The-Forbidden-City The-Forbidden-City

9. Hollywood

Hollywood Hollywood

10. Central Park

Central-Park Central-Park

11. The Arc de Triomphe

The-Arc-de-Triomphe The-Arc-de-Triomphe

12. Santorini

Santorini Santorini

13. The Statue of Liberty

The-Statue-of-Liberty The-Statue-of-Liberty

14. Eiffel Tower

Eiffel-Tower Eiffel-Tower

15. St. Basil’s Cathedral

St.-Basil's-Cathedral St.-Basil's-Cathedral

Source: PolicyMic