As the era of the selfie stick comes to an end, many tourist spots still are putting an end to them earlier than users would like. In fact, they are illegal in many Instagram/Facebook worthy locations. Cities like Milan are concerned about safety and security while others call the device annoying and a nuisance.
When in Rome......
Who doesn't want a selfie in the Roman Coliseum? Unfortunately several years ago the historic site banned the sticks. The Vatican & Sistine Chapel have banned them as well.
UK says It's not OK with the Selfie Stick.
In London, many of the museums, landmarks, and galleries including Westminster Abbey and the London Tower Will make you check in your selfie stick before entering. Other Noticeable tourist attractions in London banning selfie sticks are Buckingham Palace, the Roundhouse, St. Paul's Cathedral, and Royal Opera House.