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Can Shirakawa-go survive from over-tourism?

Posted on July 26, 2018 by Toothpicker

Breathtaking scenery from the bus journey
Over-tourism is now a global problem, and it becomes more problematic when a historic and tranquil village is suddenly listed as an Unesco World Heritage Site. While many governments endeavour to get their country's famous sightseeing sites listed in order to generate tourism and income, they are [...]

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