Most of us know these iconic landmarks bustling with tourists. Unfortunately, due to the Corona Virus empty spaces are being left everywhere around the world. Consequently, tourism has been severely affected and countless crowded attractions have been left deserted. Keep scrolling to see some of the many before-and-after pictures of how some of the most visited tourist attractions have been left abandoned.
Taj Mahal – Agra, India
The Taj Mahal is one of the world’s leading tourist attractions and draws as many as 70,000 people every day. But due to the increasing worries and uneasiness across the world, the Indian culture ministry said, “it’s imperative to shut down the monument of love”. This is with respect to try and halt the spread of the virus. t
Disney World – Orlando, United States Of America
Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is one of the most visited theme parks in the world. On average, it is estimated that Disney World receives up to 53 000 visitors a day. But due to the Corona Virus outbreak and to try combat the spread of the disease, on March 16th Disney World shut its doors until further notice.
Kaaba – Mecca, Saudia Arabia
The Kaaba in Saudi Arabia plays a vital role in the Hajj, an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. It’s considered the holiest site in Islam and attracts millions of worshipers each year. But, on March 5th Saudi Arabia emptied Islam’s holiest site over fears of the spread of coronavirus. Now it is only guarded by policemen.
Grand Central Terminal – New York, U.SA
Grand Central is a world-famous landmark and transportation hub in Midtown Manhattan. It includes a rich history of a story with a huge amount of wealth and excellent engineering. However, as Corona Virus concerns keep travelers and tourists away and off the streets this is the result of an abandoned Grand Central Terminal.