View? What view?: The Austrian village of Hallstatt, pictured here on May 15, temporarily put up a wooden fence to deter the throngs of tourists who gather at this spot.
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Hallstatt: The Alpine village is one of several scenic spots that are rumored to have inspired the Disney movie "Frozen."
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Tourist catnip: The pandemic gave the village of fewer than 800 residents a break from tourists -- it was attracting a reported million visitors a year pre-Covid. But by 2021, pictured, they were back in force.
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UNESCO-recognized: The tourism influx started after Hallstatt was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1997.
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Battling overtourism: Michelle Knoll, office manager for Hallstatt's tourism board, told CNN Travel in 2020 that there will be a "focus on quality tourism in the future." And with the temporary fence, it seems the locals mean business.