Millions of tourists flock to the most popular tourist attractions in the world every year, but not everyone is satisfied with their experience nor impressed by the supposedly amazing views and activities. In fact, some tourists have taken out their frustrations with hilarious one-star reviews about them online. Here are some of the funniest, most brutal reviews of the world’s most well-known tourist spots that will make you laugh out loud.
1. Not-So-Big Ben
While Big Ben is a famous British cultural monument, not everyone is a fan. One tourist remarks it’s “just a clock,” while another says they’ve seen bigger LEGO towers. They even suggested changing the name from Big Ben to Medium Ben.
2. Lincoln Memorial: A Santa Mix-up
Statues can be historical time capsules making us understand the significance of specific figures from the past. However, some people look for a more interactive experience than just looking. When one person visited Lincoln’s statue, they were disappointed that they couldn’t sit on his lap and make a wish. Unfortunately, they seem to be thinking of Santa!
3. Washington Monument: Nothing Like George Washington
Some visitors were not thrilled when they discovered the Washington Monument does not resemble George Washington. Instead, it’s just a building.
4. Mount Rushmore: Inferior to Denny’s Delight
Most people find Mount Rushmore an impressive site since it has carvings of four presidential faces on the side of a mountain. However, one user remarks it was just a rock. They had a better time at a local Denny’s!
5. Arthur’s Seat: Missing Chairs or Misunderstood Landmark?
Some visits can startle you because you didn’t Google the sites and landed at something downright odd, as is the case for this person. Upon climbing a ridge, they were disappointed to find that Arthur’s Seat was not really a seat.
6. Anne Frank House: Claustrophobic or Historical Accuracy
Historical destinations are not all rainbows and sunshine. Those in the context of war are bound to be reminders of past atrocities. However, one visitor was not having any of this nonsense since they complained Anne Frank House was claustrophobic. At least, Anne Frank seemed to share the sentiment.
7. The Not-So-Great Wall: Lackluster Wonder
The Great Wall of China is truly a wonder. However, seeing some of it gives you an idea of what the rest is like. Hence, one person remarks, “It’s just a wall.”
8. The Grand Canyon: Pants-Snatching Paradise
While known as standing evidence of nature’s magic, some find this place to be underwhelming. “Just an overblown sandy ditch,” says a visitor who’d rather stay in the hotel and watch movies instead. However, nothing beats the review from one couple who had their pants stolen at The Grand Canyon.
9. Stonehenge: A Bunch of Stones
One was disgusted to find Stonehenge was just a few rocks arranged silly. Since there’s nothing to do, they suggest knocking down everything and building an arcade!
10. Pyramids of Giza: Ugly Eyesore or Perfect Walmart Location?
Despite being one of the world’s wonders, the Pyramids disappointed many folks. One visitor complains that it’s an ugly site that should be bulldozed to make way for Walmart or Costco.
11. Tumon Beach: Sand-tastic Disappointment
Usually, there’s not much to complain about a beach. However, one traveler thought it was too sandy for their taste.
12. Eiffel Tower: Language Barrier Blunder
Who knew that even the stunning Eiffel Tower wouldn’t leave unscathed from bad reviews? One user described the site as “just a big hunk of rusty steel,” while another was furious at the staff who tried speaking to him in French.
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