Landmarks That Have Been Destroyed By Tourists

The Pyramid Scheme

The Great Pyramids of Giza were vandalized by two German men posing as archeologists in an effort to prove their “conspiracy theory” that the monuments were actually built by the people of Atlantis. Accompanied by a filmmaker, the “hobbyists” planned to make a documentary which featured their smuggling exploits. Both men were charged for their crimes as well as several Egyptian guards and inspectors from the Antiquities Ministry who allowed the team access to the normally restricted area.

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