Photo Gallery: Is Tourism Ruining Europe's Cities?
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Photo Gallery: Is Tourism Ruining Europe's Cities?

Paradise Lost How Tourists Are Destroying the Places They Love

Travel is no longer a luxury good. Airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet have contributed to a form of mass tourism that has made local residents feel like foreigners in cities like Barcelona and Rome. The infrastructure is buckling under the pressure. By DER SPIEGEL Staff
Graphic: Europe's most popular cities.

Graphic: Europe's most popular cities.

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Graphic: Air passengers per year.

Graphic: Air passengers per year.

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Graphic: Number of tourists worldwide.

Graphic: Number of tourists worldwide.

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Foto: DER SPIEGEL