Empty streets, lonely landmarks

The Colosseum in Rome is closed since 9 March when PM Giuseppe Conte announced a nationwide lockdown.

With lockdowns and other restrictions continuing across Europe more than a month, the continent's innumerable landmarks stay either closed, or deserted. With people restricting themselves or restricted by authorities to their homes and avoiding travel in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, tourism has taken a serious hit.

It is rather unusual for some of the world's most popular destinations to be seen almost without any people in front of them. Yet, maybe only now they can be seen in their whole beauty. Unfortunately, just few locals can enjoy them. Still a virtual tour is possible.

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