13 Famous Places With Dark Secrets In Their Past

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 a*****e 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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