Austrian village: Stay away Disneyfans!

The small austrian village of Hallstatt, which is located in the land of Upper austria, is known for its idyllic location and its place on the Unesco world Heri

Austrian village: Stay away Disneyfans!

The small austrian village of Hallstatt, which is located in the land of Upper austria, is known for its idyllic location and its place on the Unesco world Heri

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
07 January 2020 Tuesday 06:00
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Austrian village: Stay away Disneyfans!

The small austrian village of Hallstatt, which is located in the land of Upper austria, is known for its idyllic location and its place on the Unesco world Heritage site.

Therefore, the city has always been a well-visited place, but in recent years, the number of visitors soared.

Therefore, asking the mayor Alexander Scheutz now tourists to be away from the Hallstatt, since the city can't cope with more people. In particular, Disneyfans are asked to stay away. It writes multiple media including The Guardian and the Daily Mail.

Since the disney movie 'Frost' came out in 2013 took place exploded in the city. It is said that the city is used as the inspiration for the fictional town of Arendelle in the movie, and it has gained many fans from all over the world to flock to the city.

Hallstatt is an important part of our cultural history, it is not a museum. We would like to reduce the number of visitors by at least a third, but we do not have any right to actually stop them, says the mayor of Hallstatt, Alexander Scheutz to the Daily Mail.

The new movie 'Frost 2', which had its world premiere 7. november 2019, cares is now the city's inhabitants, as they are afraid that even more fans will come by. Since the premiere, 'Frost 2' grossed 1325 billion dollars (8988 billion) worldwide and is thus the most profitable anime ever.


the City began in earnest to attract tourists from Asia in 2006, when a south Korean travel program focused on the spot.

In 2011, used a chinese wealthy almost a billion dollars to create an identical copy of the beautiful village in China. This attracted many tourists who wanted to see the real thing, but it was only after the 'Frost' came out, that the city really was plagued by overturisme.

See also: the Chinese have built a replica of the austrian town

Each day on average 10,000 visitors to the city. It is said that the city now has six times as many tourists per capita than Venice, which also suffer from the overturisme.

And it's not all tourists, who behaves nicely. It has been previously reported that some visitors believe that they can go into people's houses.

- My mother woke up one day and found some chinese tourists in her bedroom, tells a cafeejer in Hallstatt according to the Daily Mail.

See also: Man sued by hotel: Complained about the picture of the 'nazi grandfather'

Updated: 07.01.2020 06:00
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