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What Cities Would Look Like Without Their Famous Landmarks

How would New York look without the Statue of Liberty? Sydney without its opera house? Oh, the magic of Photoshop.

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Could you recognize Paris without the Eiffel Tower? What about Sydney without its opera house? Design crowdsourcing site DesignCrowd ran a contest recently asking users to Photoshop the most recognizable tourist destinations out of cities, and the results are unsettling. There’s Mt. Rushmore looking like any boring old mountain, and Agra a barren landscape without its trusty Taj Mahal. Absent their famous architectural structures, these cities look downright naked. See for yourself in our slide show above.

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