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Be a traveller not a tourist: these are the places most popular with locals

Never buy an overpriced burger again.

By Amber Elias
Do chic Parisians go to McDonald's? Do Italians think the best pizza is in Naples? If you’ve ever scoured the internet looking for the best 'hot spots' locals actually go to in each city, you can now relax because the hard work has been done for you.
TripAdvisor analysed mobile GPS data to reveal the most frequently visited spots by locals and tourists in popular destinations around the globe.

Sydney

Attractions
Tourists:
1. Sydney Opera House
2. Darling Harbour
3. Bondi Beach
Locals
1. Olympic Stadium
2. Sydney Opera House
3. The Star
Chain restaurants
Tourists
1. Hard Rock Cafe
2. Pancakes on the Rocks
3. Ribs and Rumps
Locals
1. Salt Meats Cheese
2. McDonald's
3. Hard Rock Cafe
Independent restaurants
Tourists
1. The Grounds of Alexandria
2. The Glenmore
3. The Beresford
Locals
1. The Grounds of Alexandria
2. The Beresford
3. The Sheaf

New York

Attractions
Tourists
1. Madison Square Garden
2. The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
3. Times Square
Locals
1. Madison Square Garden
2. Bryant Park
3. One World Observatory – World Trade Center

Los Angeles

Attractions
Tourists
1. Universal Studios Hollywood
2. Hollywood Walk of Fame
3. The Original Farmer's Market
Locals
1. Staples Center
2. The Original Farmers Market
3. The Grove

Paris

Attractions
Tourists
1. Musée du Louvre
2. Eiffel Tower
3. Galeries Lafaytte
Locals
1. Les Quatres Temps
2. Les Halles
3. Printemps

Rome

Attractions
Tourists
1. Colosseum
2. Trevi Fountain
3. Spanish Steps
Locals
1. Stadio Olimpico
2. Spanish Steps
3. Villa Borghese

London

Attractions
Tourists
1. Tower of London
2. Borough Market
3. British Museum
Locals
1. Borough Market
2. St Paul's Cathedral
3. Sky Garden