When traveling abroad, you’re going to want to make memories and take lots of photos—but nothing screams, “I’m a tourist” quite like an awkward pose in front of a famous landmark or imitating a statue. Awkwardness aside, we think these cliche tourist photos should be obligatory check-offs on your travel bucket list. If you’re traveling within the U.S., check out the best free tourist attractions in all 50 states!
Saving the Leaning Tower of Pisa from falling over
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Coming together on Abbey Road
Kissing the Great Sphinx of Giza goodbye after a trip to Egypt
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Holding hands with Jesus in Rio de Janeiro
Making a very important phone call in a London phone booth
Making a wish in the Trevi Fountain in Rome
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Touching the top of the Taj Mahal in India
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Holding up the Hollywood sign
You don’t need a car to travel in Salar de Uyuni when you have giant shoes
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Are you sure the Washington Monument is 555 feet tall?
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If you haven’t touched the top of the Louvre, have you really travelled?
Riding a camel past the Pyramid of Giza
Stepping on Stonehenge
If you aren’t Amsterdam, you’re doing something wrong
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Posing with Bruce Lee in Hong Kong
Might as well touch the top of the Eiffel Tower, too
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