New Yorkers notoriously avoid Times Square. Camden Market in London is not a place where a local would take a leisurely stroll. Iceland’s Blue Lagoon keeps getting more crowded and more expensive. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.
When you’re a tourist in a new city, visiting famous attractions and landmarks to explore a place and take photos is usually why you’re there. But to locals, those locations can be sources of frustration due to crowds, ballooning prices, and overhype.
Here are 12 famous sites that tourists flock to but locals can’t stand.
Times Square — New York, New York
Times Square is