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The world is a massive place. There is virtually not enough time in the course of life to be able to see everything and everywhere. Because of the time constraints, it's good to know where we can avoid making a stop.

Redditor u/KTsang1 wanted everyone to let us all know what places to maybe avoid when on vacation by asking.... What place is overrated to visit?


FAME.

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Hollywood walk of fame. Haven't seen a dirtier road. mirgyasen

And the smell and the people trying to force things on you, ugh, a homeless guy screamed at me when I walked passed him so that sums up my experience of the walk of fame. asel89

The Rock. 

Plymouth Rock.

It's just a rock. It's not even a big rock, or a weird-looking rock; it's just a grayish lump the size of a beanbag chair with "1620" carved on it. I didn't pay anything to look at it and it still was a ripoff.

There's a nice pizza place nearby though. Omny87

Lower Expectations. 

Whatever expectation you have of Roswell, New Mexico- it's worse. FrontiersWoman

I made a pit stop through Roswell one time and it was cool, but I think the hour I spent there was probably all that I needed. NativeImmigrant15

Singtown

That wing mural in Nashville... there is literally a line that takes an hour to go take a picture with a pair of wings on a wall. nateisgreat1017

Pretty much anything you see on social media about Nashville isn't what makes the city great.

Source: I've lived in Nashville a decade. Anyone who plans on coming here let me know and I'm happy to give tips. SpecialSauce92

Oh La La....

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Japan has such a romanticized view of France that they actually have a term, "Paris Syndrome," for the sudden shock suffered by Japanese tourists when they see that France isn't how they imagined. onlysane1

Buy... Sell... BUY!!!

The New York stock exchange. You can't actually go in and see the trading floor. LoneStarLlama

Hey in reality not much is traded on the floor anymore. Most share are traded on electronic exchanges. The NYSE is basically used for conferences and a TV Studio for the Business Networks. RudyRusso

Anywhere Else! 

Oslofjorden. Please go anywhere else In Norway when you visit. MrMrRubic

The main challenge here is that to us foreigners, half of Norway is just a jumble of F's and J's, so there's a good chance we end up there by mistake. kpclaypool

You Know?

Times square on new years. If you know, you know. LeSenpaii

When I was in college a couple years ago my buddies and I thought it would be a great time to go to Times Square on New Years. To even get inside we had to be there around 9 am. Police had the entire square cordoned off and were checking everyone's bag that entered. Once you got into the square you were not allowed to leave.

So we had to stand for hours in the square with nothing to do until the festivities actually started. Around 1 pm the stores and restaurants closed which coincidentally meant no more bathrooms. People were going in bottles, holding it or a couple times I saw them just going in the road. It was a mess. A once in a lifetime mess, but a mess never the less.

Edit: Repeated sentence and clarification: When I went they were doing several concerts on different stages as well as a huge open area that was just under the building where the ball dropped. When I said you couldn't leave I meant that area under the ball. If you left that area you weren't allowed back in to that specific spot. So you basically had to decide whether you wanted to see the performances or be really close to the ball. AttackBrows

Poor Unfortunate Souls....

The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen.

It's just so... meh. And too far away from the city center, especially if it's freezing outside like the time I visited it. Just get a souvenir or a postcard or something.

Copenhagen itself is beautiful though, very highly recommended. I_hate_traveling

With a Pint!

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If you're in Dublin, stay away from the Temple Bar area, it's ridiculously overpriced and is not at all what a real Irish bar is like at all. ois2400

I disagree to a point, I was in Dublin for a vacation last year. My wife and I did go to Temple Bar for one evening just to get a few beers and see the crowds/music. It was worth it for an evening. redsox113

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