Usually, the main aim of hotels is to provide a comfortable accommodation, offering safety and relaxing spaces for travelers. However, there are also unique hotels made to give guests a thrilling experience rather than just a relaxing stay. And if you wonder which one you would rather go for, it all depends on your personality type and spirit energy.
Turkish Hayri Atak Studio is the designer of the proposed Cliff Concept Boutique Hotel into Preikestolen, a cliff in southern Norway. The hotel, which is definitely not for the faint hearted, has become a popular tourist attraction. Such hotel features a swimming pool with a see-through bottom that juts out from the side of the cliff face. It features three levels of guest rooms and two observation decks, one at the top of the cliff and one at the bottom – alongside the swimming pool. The first of its kind, this swimming pool can be placed on top of a 55-storey luxury hotel!
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There are places that for certain reasons they would have this policy of not wanting to attract visitors. The locals may be mehhh… we don’t want crowds of people coming into their cities or places. Several issues may occur during people’s floods. Tourists usually pollute the place, leave trashes everywhere, and are never sure what other damages they may cause.
Nonetheless, we invite you o check these places before deciding to visit any of these places or you may choose to visit them out of the traveling season. However, maybe the case scroll down to read more closely about them and be informed because as the word says ” Better safe than sorry”
Well yes, Amsterdam is the epitome of a liberal tourist destination that welcomes your love for all things prohibited in other countries. That doesn’t however mean the locals are happy dealing with mass tourism that aspires to visit only the red light district and weed cafes. They don’t want to deal with creeps who come here for all the wrong reasons. There’s art (Van Gough museum anyone?), architecture and lots of natural beauty too. Look beyond its legalized debauchery and Amsterdam will welcome you with open arms.
2. Phoneix Arizona
While locals refer to them using the moniker of Snowbirds, there are tons of people who descend on Phoenix’s land during winter. These migratory snowbirds mostly comprise retirees looking for some much needed sunshine, and you can bet your last dime the locals aren’t very pleased to have their city under siege each winter with a mass exodus of sunshine seekers.
3. Oxford- England
When government officials themselves call their town a tourist hell, you know they are done with frenzied travelers wanting to savor a slice of the region’s life. Oxford gets crazy during June to October. How do does one expect locals to deal with tiny cycle crammed lanes and illegally parked vehicles that block streets. Maybe tourists should just stop adding to the overload during peak summers and explore this university town during off season months.
4. Mogao Grottoes, China
Heat and sand are gradually leading to the undoing of this iconic erstwhile religious destination. There are cave paintings that date back to the 3rd and 4th century. Its anybody’s guess why there has been a disturbance in the ecological balance and destruction of this site. Tourists are exhaling a huge amount of carbon dioxide and leaving sand tracks.
Surprised to see this South American destination on our list? The World Economic forum has ranked it as the numero uno least friendly nation. What makes the locals so unfriendly? We’re sure you don’t want to go and find out first-hand. Respect the local culture and be polite and courteous while dealing with them.
6. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
What was once a unique and naturally endowed destination has been overrun by mass tourism activities that have threatened to destroy its rare endemic ecosystem. Tourists have selfishly polluted and created thrash in and around the islands to threaten its lush ecology. Yes, tourists who do not know how to preserve the natural beauty of a destination truly do not deserve to visit it!
7. Machu Picchu, Peru
The ancient ruins of Machu Pichu are so sought after by tourists that officials were compelled to set restrictions on when tourists can visit the region. Travelers wanting to visit the ancient site are also required to have a guide. If you still want to go, ensure you stay put on one of their designated hiking trails. Don’t make it anymore tough for the officials who are grappling with the negative effects of mass tourism
8. Venice, Italy
9. Okinoshima, Japan
It’s no point being a fairy tale destination when your canals are all clogged up due to errant tourist activities. Locals have been grappling to have their houses over water and preventing the tiny streets and canals from clogging. Yes the inspiring Italian architecture has been taken over by ostentatious cruise ships that look like they’ve descended from tourist hell.
No, Okinoshima doesn’t want female travelers. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is open only to male travelers. Even then, they are grappling with issues related to mass tourism and the preservation of the ecological system.
This is anybody’s guess. Every tourist worth his shopping bag and sightseeing pass wants to descend on the Big Apple, and it is truly getting bigger when it comes to the huge exodus of tourists throughout the year. Just ensure that you walk briskly and don’t block the sidewalk or you’ll have to deal with annoying glances by locals.