Last Updated on October 16, 2020 by VDiscovery
Coronavirus epidemic, making many destinations that were previously popular suddenly become quiet. Many people choose to stay at home rather than travel. Closures, travel restrictions, and self-isolation measures due to the new coronavirus have cleared public squares, roads, and travel destinations across the globe. Places built to accommodate thousands have become virtual ghost towns, as tourists and locals remain at home.
Photos: The Quiet Emptiness Of A World Under Coronavirus
One of the holy places for Muslims, the Haram Mosque, Mecca, until now still can not be used as a place of pilgrimage. Because the Corona virus, a place that is usually visited by Muslims from all over the world, looks empty.
The Louvre Museum in Paris, France, has been temporarily closed since March 13, 2020. Now the museum is empty without tourists, whereas last year around 9.6 million tourists visited the Phenomenal Museum.
The Angkor Wat Temple in Siem Reap Province shows a scene that has never been seen before. The whole temple looks empty.
Wat Arun Tourism, Bangkok, which is usually visited by many tourists from China, is now quiet. The tourism industry is devastated by the Coronavirus outbreak.
Pariser Platz in Berlin, Germany, is now visited by tourists. The local government asks residents to stay at home and avoid public meetings.
The Spanish Steps are crowded by tourists who want to just sit and relax. After Italy closed all destinations except pharmacies and food stores, these stairs are empty without tourists.
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Gyeongbokgung Palace in South Korea also lost tourists. The palace, which is popular especially for lovers of Korean dramas, was previously visited by many tourists who took pictures while using hanbok.