Tourists who ruined historic artifacts and attractions

Jeff Koons' balloon dog: A blue 'balloon' dog sculpture created by Koons and worth US$42,000 shattered into tiny pieces.

Pauline Bonaparte as Venus Victrix: Antonio Canova's 200-year-old plaster model statue of Paolina Bonaparte was damaged in 2020 when a 50-year-old Austrian.

Machu Picchu: Peruvian authorities were quite confused at the debasing of their cultural heritage by the sudden trend of streaking.

Machu Picchu: If only nudity was the worst. In 2020, six tourists were reportedly arrested after human fecal matter was discovered.

A 300-year-old Hercules statue: In 2015, two tourists shattered part of a priceless statue in Cremona, Italy, after climbing on it to take a selfie.If only nudity was the worst.

An 18th-century St. Michael statue: In November 2016, a tourist knocked over and destroyed a priceless statue from the early 1700.

A 16th-century statue of Dom Sebastiao: Earlier in 2016, a 24-year-old tourist scaled the facade of Lisbon's Rossio train station to take a selfie with the statue of Dom Sebastiao.

Campo de' Fiori: In 2015, some 7,000 Dutch soccer fans descended on Rome for a match between Rotterdam soccer team Feyenoord and AS Roma.

Fontana della Barcaccia: The next day they broke the Fontana della Barcaccia, one of Rome's most famous fountains found at the foot of the Spanish Steps in Piazza di Spagna.

Egypt's 3,500-year-old Luxor Temple: In 2013, a 15-year-old Chinese boy defaced an Egyptian artifact at the 3,500-year-old Luxor Temple by writing.

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