Giant's Causeway named world's worst tourist attraction

UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland branded "disappointing" by visitors

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Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland

National Trust property Giant's Causeway has been named the world's most unpopular tourist attraction in a survey by the Irish Times.

The UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland was branded underwhelming.

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One reader, Dean Healy, said it is "a very long walk for a small gathering of rocks," while Eimear Hurley said: "My expectations were huge. I was seriously disappointed."

Giant's Causeway wasn't the only famous attraction to receive brutal reviews.

Journalist Mary Kenny said of the Mona Lisa: "You can keep it! Tiny and there is much better stuff to see in Louvre.



James O'Brien described the Niagara Falls as "fairly underwhelming" and Brussels' Manneken Pis is "teeny and hidden away on a dark corner," according to Leonie Khan.

The Irish Times asked readers on Twitter: "What is the most overrated and underwhelming tourist attraction you have ever visited?"

New York's Empire State Building and Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa were other tourist attractions that left visitors underwhelmed.

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