You’ve seen these iconic landmarks peppered all over your Instagram or Facebook feed and on every travel advert ever shown on television. But there’s more to these famous tourist spots than what meets the eye.
Here is a list of the well-kept secrets inside these famous tourist spots:
- Paris: The Eiffel Tower
This Parisian treasure wasn’t made to be just a tall, beautiful tower. Its creator, Gustav Eiffel actually built a secret apartment for himself at the top. This became where he would rendezvous with his reputable guests. The secret apartment is now open to the public.
- New York: One Times Square
This place just jumps at you like something straight out of a movie scene. You’d recognize it in a heartbeat as the intersection with buildings covered in large video screens. You may have wondered what’s inside those tall structures? Surprisingly, technically NOTHING. They are nothing but abandoned offices that were sold many years ago to an advertising firm due to a bankruptcy.
- South Dakota: Mount Rushmore
These boulders are pretty special as they’ve got a few of the most important people in US history carved on them. Yet that’s not all there is to Mount Rushmore. Within this historical landmark is a secret room where the nation’s most important documents are held, including the Declaration of Independence.
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