Tor Hidden Service displaying IP Address

I am a Cyber Security major. I'm fascinated by dark net sites and I wanted to start learning Tor so I decided to start a tor hidden service. I have two questions
1. When I connect to the Tor Hidden Service in the Tor browser it displays my server's IP Address after the page loads. Why is this happening and how do I stop it?
2. How do I configure the server so that someone connecting to the server's IP Address won't be served web pages? I was thinking about using a firewall but I thought that may block the Tor Hidden service.

Also recommendations on what to read to learn Tor and get better would be helpful.

Thanks
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
Wikipedia and it's numerous links is always a great place to start.

This is a significant quote ....
Tor does not prevent an online service from determining when it is being accessed through Tor.
Tor protects a user's privacy, but does not hide the fact that someone is using Tor.
Some websites restrict allowances through Tor.
For example, the MediaWiki TorBlock extension automatically restricts edits made through Tor ...


You can combine the use of TOR with a VPN

WebRTC leaks, Google Analytics and Cookies can also cause security problems with TOR & VPNs.
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