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Stendhal syndrome, a hazard of tourism

Michelangelo’s tomb Basilica of Santa Croce Florence, Italy Travel may well broaden the mind, but it may also affect it in some strange ways; and tourists have developed a variety of symptoms when overwhelmed by the place they had always dreamed to visit. Some merely became dizzy, had palpitations, or broke into a profuse sweat. […]