Hallstatt erects picket fence to discourage ‘selfie-takers’


Austrian village, Hallstatt, has erected a brief picket fence in an try to discourage vacationers from taking selfies.

CNN describes ‘Hallstatt’s snow-capped mountains, chocolate-box structure, and crystalline waters’ as being ‘catnip to vacationers.’ The UNESCO-protected village, with solely 800 inhabitants, can appeal to greater than 10 000 vacationers day by day.

A Hallstatt tourism board consultant stated in 2020 that they wish to ‘deal with high quality tourism sooner or later.’ The fence is without doubt one of the pilot initiatives in quite a few measures that the village plans on attempting out.


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