ATLANTA — The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyday life for billions of people across the globe.
The spread of COVID-19 has shut down borders, forced people to shelter at home and virtually all walks of human life have had to adapt to a "new normal" of living during the pandemic.
That new way of life feels most evident at tourist attractions across the world. From the echoing concrete pavement of the once-bustling Wall Street in New York, to the deserted shores of the usually-teeming Ipanema Beach in Brazil, sites that tourists once flocked to now stand eerily quiet.
While the world waits for the ebb, and, hopefully, ultimate end, of the coronavirus, below are what some of the most iconic places look like during this unprecedented time.
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Photos: The world's tourist attractions stand silend during coronavirus pandemic
Jackson Street Bridge
New York City, New York
Walt Disney World
New Orleans, Louisiana
St. Louis Arch
St. Louis, Missouri
Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco, California
Palace of Bellas Artes
Mexico City, Mexico
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Great Pyramids and Great Sphinx
Johannesburg, South Africa
St. Peter's Square
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
New Delhi, India
Great Wall of China
Photos courtesy of the Associated Press.
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