11 Secret Places Hidden in Plain Sight

As soon as we’ve decided we know everything about famous sights of the world — if not in person, then thanks to the Internet — we learn there are more secrets to find that aren’t known to the general public.

Bright Side suggests taking a tour around some of the world’s greatest sights and taking a look at what else they have to offer that doesn’t meet the eye at once.

11. Gustav Eiffel’s private apartment, Paris, France

On the third floor of the Eiffel Tower, there’s an apartment that belonged to Monsieur Eiffel himself where he greeted esteemed guests, including Thomas Edison. Today the room where the Eiffel and Edison mannequins sit is open to the public.

10. The empty building in Times Square, New York, USA

Despite bringing its owners about $23 million every year, there’s nothing inside the One Times Squarebuilding except abandoned offices and a ground-floor drugstore.

The company that owned the building went bankrupt in 1992, after which it was sold to an advertising firm. Since then, One Times Square has been no more than a giant billboard with screens.

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