Some will agree while others are shocked. Do you think this New York State landmark is the biggest "tourist trap" in the world?

The online language learning platform Preply, Recently put out a survey of over 80 iconic locations around the globe to determine "The World's Most Stressful Tourist Traps."

"Tourist Traps" New York State Residents Dream To Visit

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Many "tourist traps" are actually destinations on many New Yorker's bucket lists. I know many family members or friends who dream of seeing this "tourist traps" in person. Of course, they don't think of it as a "tourist trap."

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Before I share the world's biggest tourist trap, which is located in New York State, let's go over some "tourist traps" that made the top 20 that may surprise you. It certainly surprised me.

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  • #17 Colosseum: Rome, Italy
  • #10 Guinness Storehouse: Dublin, Ireland
  • #7 The Blue Lagoon: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • #3 Checkpoint Charlie: Berlin, Germany
  • #2 Eiffel Tour: Paris, France

Times Square Biggest Tourist Trap In The World

Times Square is the biggest tourist trap on the globe, according to research from Preply.

"Its legendary status attracts approximately 330,000 people daily – which some say makes it a stressful and overcrowded experience," Preply states.


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However, Times Square is still labeled a "tourist trap" that will leave many disappointed, according to Preply.

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I've lived here my entire life, and I'm not sure I realized just how beautiful the Empire State truly is. There's no shortage of stunning landscapes and breathtaking views throughout the great State of New York.

It doesn't matter where you live, or where you travel, New York residents are never far from a gorgeous beach, a picturesque state park, or an awe-inspiring mountain.

In 2018, a photographer named Demetri Andritsakis made a 3-and-a-half-minute drone video highlighting many of New York's breathtaking views called "Upstate New York By Air".

Andritsakis submitted it to the 2018 New York State Fair Drone Film Festival, and deservedly so, he received a Gold Medal honor for his aerial work throughout upstate New York.

From the Adirondacks to the Catskills, Albany to Buffalo, and everything worth seeing in between, check out these spectacular pics featuring 27 of the Most Magnificent Landmarks in Upstate New York.

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