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The most visited places you are not allowed to photograph

It's hard to believe that some of the most recognizable and visited places are not allowed to be photographed! For some of them there's a restriction for taking photos inside the buildings, for others you have to buy a permission for photo shooting.




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40 Comments
John Milette
Photo #5 is not of the Sistine chapel, it is of the Pantheon.
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Feb 20, 2020 4:54AM
Leticia Olsen
👍🏼Eiffel Tower, Sistine Chapel and Westminster Abbey, I’ve been and seen. We’re allowed to take pictures of the building outside but prohibited to take pictures inside. Lovely architectural buildings!!
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Oct 15, 2021 7:20PM
Costa Christie
John Milette,This is in fact the dome in St. Peter's Basilica. Check it on Google images.
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Oct 3, 2021 7:25PM
Wyla Reedy
I had no idea photos were forbidden in these famous places! But with technology as it is, couldn't a person video the tour?
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Sep 23, 2021 12:45AM
Bob Fowler
I feel it is virtually impossible to police this in modern times , with a camera in every ones phone . I admit to having the odd photo where it was restricted .
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Sep 11, 2021 6:28AM
RCKCreatEnt
John Milette, it may be the interior of the dome of St. Peters
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Sep 7, 2021 12:43AM
paolabelle
Geoff Joyce, that restriction was lifted.
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May 15, 2021 1:08AM
Nick Hand
I'm not sure about the wording of number 6. The sites around Uluru that you're not allowed to photograph are culturally sensitive for the Anangu people because they're either women's sites that Anangu men aren't permitted to see or vice versa. 'Holy' isn't the right word. I know, because I'm a tour guide there.
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Mar 18, 2021 2:15AM
Geoff Joyce
You’re not allowed to take pictures of the Amber room in the Catherine Palace in St Petersburg either.
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Mar 12, 2021 3:48AM
innflyte
John Milette, PLease check your comment John. Photo number 5 is most certainly not the Pantheon....
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Oct 26, 2020 10:29PM
Joyce Greenlees
John Milette, think you are confused. It is the Pantheon. The Sistene chapel does not have a dome shaped roof with an opening. Take a look at other photos on the internet of the ceiling of the Sistene chapel.
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Sep 16, 2020 4:31AM
Joan Schmidt
patwander, Consider yourself told.
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Aug 23, 2020 11:40AM
Jim Harris
Had to buy slides of the Crown jewels in the Tower of London. They were better than anything I could have shot.
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Aug 18, 2020 4:25PM
Judi Hanan
I would just love to see all those places. They must be so beautiful. Some places are just sacred.
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Jul 27, 2020 9:54PM
ninakamwene
I support the reason for no photos. I have been to the Sistine Chapel. Lovely.
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Jul 16, 2020 2:12AM
Eric Sievers
Some people will object to being photographed. They do have a point.
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Apr 27, 2020 4:47PM

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