Popular places before and during the COVID-19: what happens when everyone stays home

APR 01, 2020 AT 02:24 PM


There’s a lot of chaos going on in the world with the COVID-19 pandemic spreading.  This madness isn’t the only thing it’s brought – natural sights and historical landmarks, worldwide, have experienced a dramatic change, too.

Check out these pictures of famous places that are normally filled with tourists but are now empty and in their natural state of beauty. If you’ve ever wondered what these celebrated historical places look like now-a-days, without crowds, then continue reading!

The Steps of Trinita' dei Monti, Rome, Italy


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According to TripAdvisor, of over 2,000 things you can do in Rome, visiting the Trinita' dei Monti is in the top 200.  Meaning, it’s one of the most popular places to visit and take some fun selfies along one of the 138 steps!

Unfortunately, as we all know, the Coronavirus has hit Italy harder than any other country so far, and their quarantine restrictions have become more and more strict as time goes on. This has given photographers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to document this special area and it’s staircase in all its “ordinary” beauty and glory, without all the chaos and people.