When it comes to sightseeing, protocol dictates that you stare at the monument, take a picture in front of said monument, see if you can make a penis joke about it, then move along to do other asshole tourist-y stuff. Nothing in there about actually learning the history behind the landmark.

Which is all the better. Because learning about those monuments on the spot might make for a depressing vacation. For example ...

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CRACKEDcO The River Thames is full of bodies. The most famous river in England has been nicknamed by The Guardian The Watery Grave. It has some 60 d

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CRACKEDO The Eiffel Tower was a popular suicide spot. The Eiffel Tower holds a death toll of over 350 suicides, some of whom chose to hang themselves

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CRACKEDGO The Great Wall of China is actually a great cemetery. It is estimated around 400,000 construction workers had died building the Great Wall,

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Westminster Abbey turned black from killer smog. Britain's greatest church was once more black and yellow than Wiz Khalifa in Pittsburgh. The cause of

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