Wish You Weren’t Here

“You can never please all of the people all of the time”. Those responsible for promoting the world’s most iconic tourist destinations probably have Abraham Lincoln’s famous quote pinned up somewhere on their office walls. Because not everyone is always amazed by what they see.

Tripadvisor recently made public some of the one star reviews that their customers had given to the world’s greatest attractions. And boy are there some grumpy people out there. Many of whom probably should have stayed at home. Here’s a selection of our favourites.

Stonehenge, UK

“What a complete waste of time. It’s just rocks”.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

“The view’s OK if you like views”.

Statue of Liberty, New York

“It’s just a statue. I don’t get it”.

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

“Very bad experience, nothing to do”.

Grand Canyon, USA

“Nothing special”.

Machu Picchu, Peru

“Given the energy time and effort to get here one wonders if it was worth the effort”.

The Alamo, USA

“Does not look anything like it did when the attack took place”.



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