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Pack Your Purell Before You Visit The World's 'Filthiest' Tourist Attractions

Prepare for a serious case of the yucks.

We already expect to encounter germs in planes, trains and taxi cabs, but we've never considered that a museum might be germier than all of them combined.

Thanks to the folks at cleaning company, we now have reason to ponder just how bacteria-ridden some of our favorite world landmarks might be.

True, the conclusions aren't based on scientific germ counts -- but they're frightening all the same. Here are the filthiest -- which, in this case, refers to ickiest, germiest or most bizarre -- spots around.


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