Visitors vanish from Asia’s most visited sites

As dawn breaks the unmistakable tapered towers of Angkor Wat emerge from the gloom — but for once there are no tourists jostling on its steps to capture Cambodia’s most famous sunrise.

Asia’s most Instagrammable sites — temples, promenades, shopping streets, museums and mausoleums — are empty, victims of a virus keeping visitors at home.

The usual crowds have evaporated from Sensoji temple in Tokyo to Shanghai’s Bund; abandoning the viewpoint at The Peak in Hong Kong and alleviating the pedestrian crush along Sydney Harbour.

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