There’s a hidden side to many of the world’s great landmarks that you might not know about if you’ve only seen them in photographs — including surrounding roads, cities, and fast food joints. These videos show you a side to these monuments you don’t usually see, showing how these places coexist with the modern world.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, South Dakota, opened in 1941
Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England, with the A303 road in the background
A Pizza Hut and a KFC near the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx in El Giza, Egypt
Taj Mahal, Agra, India, threatened by air and water pollution
The Forbidden City, in the middle of Beijing, China
Niagara Falls, on the international border between Canada and the United States