Anti-tourism sentiment grows in overcrowded Venice

The ancient city of Venice is sinking, but its also shrinking. Its 54,000 citizens are steadily leaving, complaining the city has been overrun by tourists.

    The ancient city of Venice is sinking, but its also shrinking.

    Its 54,000 citizens are steadily leaving, complaining the city has been overrun by tourists.

    But fed-up locals are hoping to change that with an anti-tourist campaign.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela reports from Venice.


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