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Dubrovnik receives 800,000 tourists; mass tourism threatens

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades is now facing mass tourism.
The crowds of tourists clog the entrances to the ancient walled city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as huge cruise ships unload thousands more daily.
People bump into each other on the famous limestone-paved Stradun, the pedestrian street lined with medieval churches and palaces, as fans of the popular TV series Game of Thrones search for the locations where it was filmed.
Dubrovnik is a prime example of the effects of mass tourism in Croatia, a global...
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