Uluru's climbing ban: Celebrating Australia's sacred monolith
The iconic Australian landmark is now tourist-free at the top
Also known as Ayers Rock, Uluru is a rock formation in the heart of Australia, and one of the country's biggest tourist attractions.
But Uluru is much more than just a massive rock. It's a sacred place for Indigenous Australians, and after years of tourists climbing the iconic rock, a ban has been implemented.
Click through the gallery to celebrate a new era in the preservation of this iconic landmark, and to pay tribute to the sacred site.