Before and After Pictures Show the Impact of The Coronavirus on Landmarks Around the World

9Macau

Macau is one of the most famous gambling hubs in the Southeast much like the Las Vegas of Asia. In 2018, it was visited by 35.8 million people as one can see from this pic where tourists flock the Piazza San Marco Venetian casino taken in 2008.

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After 10 persons tested positive, Macau shut down all casinos, but they are open again but everyone has to wear a mask.

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10Ratchada Train Night Market in Bangkok

The Ratchada Train Night Market in Bangkok is one of the most famous landmarks of the city visited by thousands daily. It is a bustling night market that has music playing and vendors selling almost everything from street food to antiques, consumer goods, clothes, fashion, and curios.

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While last year 11 million Chinese tourists travelled to Thailand, this year that figure is about to drastically drop because of the coronavirus. As you can see here, the market is deserted and only the brave venture out.

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11Literature Temple Hanoi, Vietnam

The Literature Temple in Hanoi Vietnam is one of the city’s most loved spots frequented by tourists and locals alike. It is a picturesque tourist attraction.

Last week Vietnam confirmed 53 cases of the coronavirus but still people aren’t taking chances and as you can see the temple has few visitors.

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12Mecca

The Kaaba in Mecca is never empty. In fact, it is teeming with millions where you have to go with the flow rather than get space to walk. The Kabba is the centre of the Great Mosque in Hejazi City Mecca.

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Take a look at the eerie emptiness today. This aerial drone view gives you the true feeling of the deadly impact of the virus. This image was taken on March 6th 2020 where few came for prayers in fear of the virus. The Mosque was also shut down by Saudi authorities for a deep clean on the 5th.

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13Professor records lesson with no one on attendance

Professor Maurizio Casiraghi of the Department of Biotechnology and Biosciences of Milano Bicocca records a lesson in an empty classroom in Milan, Italy, on March 5, 2020. All schools and universities in Italy were closed until March 15 to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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14Empty street in Ginza district Tokyo

On a usual day, this is one of the most crowded shopping centres in Japan that is home to upmarket shopping centres, fine dining and entertainment.

In Japan the number of cases is rising bringing the total to 1421. Now take a look at the same shopping district how different it looks.

Image Source: www.japan-guide.com

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