As the virus spreads around the world, infecting more than 89,000 people globally, major tourist attractions and events that draw visitors from all over the globe are feeling its effects. Even Paris’ famed Louvre Museum temporarily closed its doors after an outbreak of the virus rose in France and other parts of Europe. It re-opened today, following three days of suspended operations.As new coronavirus cases are confirmed daily, more closures and cancellations are expected. For the most up-to-date information on the status of an attraction or event, check the institution’s or event’s main web page. AttractionsOne of South Korea’s most popular tourist attractions, Gyeongbokgung Palace, has suspended all official guided tours “until further notice,” according to the palace’s website. Self-guided tours, however, are permitted. In Milan, where travel in recent days has been restricted, the Milan Duomo reopened to tourists on March 2 “with programmed and organized access to avoid crowds of people.”But the Teatro alla Scala, a popular opera house in the city, has decided to extend its closure amid coronavirus concerns.The Tokyo Skytree, a popular spot for first-time visitors to Japan’s capital city, closed on March 1, with plans to reopen March 15 “out of consideration for the health and safety of our guests and associates,” according to the attraction’s website.Theme parksWhen Shanghai Disney closed on January 24, it did not offer any information on its plans to reopen. With the number of confirmed coronavirus cases — and deaths — higher in China than anywhere else, it’s unclear when Shanghai Disney will resume operations.The resort’s website states the theme park is in close contact with health officials and the local government and will announce the reopening date once they’ve been advised it’s safe to do so.Hong Kong Disneyland is also temporarily closed with no reopening date scheduled, as is the Ocean Park theme park and aquarium.Meanwhile, in Japan, where the outbreak has escalated in recent weeks, both Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea are closed and set to reopen March 16, and Universal Studios has announced it too will close its doors through March 15. Disney-themed parks aren’t the only ones impacting tourists’ travel plans. In Thailand, major theme park Legend Siam announced its closure starting March 3 due to a drop in visitors. If you have travel plans centered around visiting a theme park or resort area, check with the park for the latest information on operations.MuseumsSeveral museums in Milan, Venice and other areas in northern Italy were closed temporarily and will reopen with new safety measures. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, for example, will limit large group gatherings and is asking that visitors “respect the distance of at least one meter between one another.”Museums around China have been forced to temporarily close their doors due to the outbreak. In response, China’s National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) has asked them to stay active on social media and offer their services digitally. These include Beijing’s Palace Museum in the Forbidden City, which has been closed since January 25.Several museums in Japan have temporarily shuttered amid the virus outbreak. The Mori Art Museum, National Museum of Modern Art and the Kyoto National Museum are among the closures, reports ARTnews.In South Korea, the National Museum of Korea and the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art are among the country’s national institutions closed until further notice.EventsOne of the world’s largest marathons, the Tokyo Marathon, went off with a major hitch on Sunday. An extremely limited field of elite runners was allowed to run the race as planned. Others were left scrambling to make different arrangements. Following suit, in accordance with the French government’s order that all public gatherings of more than 5,000 people be canceled, Paris announced cancellation of its annual winter half marathon. The 40,000-plus running event was supposed to take place on the city’s streets on March 1.Rome is the latest city to call off its major annual running event. The city’s marathon, scheduled for March 29, has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns. The decision impacts roughly 10,000 participants.So far, there are no plans to cancel the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which are due to begin on July 24.But Japan’s baseball season got off to a lackluster start with the Giants first two games played in an empty Tokyo Dome. Sumo wrestling is impacted as well. On Sunday, the Japan Sumo Association announced the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, a major event set to begin on March 8, will be held behind closed doors without spectators for the first time in history due to the outbreak. Several major cherry blossom festivals have also been canceled, including Tokyo’s Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Festival. The Thailand Grand Prix announced its postponement, and there’s speculation that the Vietnam Grand Prix will not go on as scheduled on April 5. No cultural corner is immune to the outbreak. Several musical artists have canceled tour dates in Asia, including BTS and Green Day. Green Day’s website indicates that the band plans to resume touring in Moscow this spring.As to whether you should cancel or keep any upcoming travel plans, it’s a personal calculation for each traveler.