Gion, Kyoto's geisha district, is frequently inundated with tourists.
Mercedes Hutton
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Overtourism in Kyoto reaches breaking point, with ‘half-naked hikers, trespassing travellers’ making life a misery for residents

Inhabitants of the city have had enough of badly behaved visitors and officials agree that action must be taken. How can the situation improve?

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Gion, Kyoto's geisha district, is frequently inundated with tourists.
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