6 tourist destinations around the world where you CAN'T take photos

Eiffel Tower photography
(Image credit: Future /PhotoPlus magazine)

Did you know that it's illegal to photograph the Eiffel Tower at night without authorization, due to European copyright laws? It's just one of many tourist destinations where you can fall foul of rules – and even laws – by taking photos. 

A report from the team over at ParrotPrint.com has revealed six spots across the globe where photography is completely banned, and where tourists and photographers should be careful what they choose to share on Instagram – with risks of fines and even jail time in extreme cases. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.