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In the mountainscapes of Switzerland lies a village so beautiful that you literally are not allowed to take photos of it – and no, this isn’t fake news.

Last month, the fabulous Swiss village of Bergün/Bravuogn made a snap decision to ban tourists from taking photos of their pretty little village.

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Why? Well locals believe their houses are so drop-dead gorgeous they think that if people see pictures of their village on social media, wanderlusters won’t be able to fully experience it when they visit. Fair?

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According to the Swiss tourist board:

‘It is scientifically proven that beautiful holiday photos on social media make the viewer unhappy because they cannot be there themselves.’

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Has it stopped people? Of course not. It’s only natural that tourists are rebellious from time-to-time, right?

If you dare break the rules, you’ll be forced to pay out a five Swiss franc (UK£4) fine. Shocker.

Of course, oodles of people have sparked their outrage on numerous social media sites, but in an attempt to defend it being a real law, the tourism board added that it’s a ‘bold way’ to promote the village.

Let’s all go risk the five Swiss franc fine, shall we?

Source: theculturetrip.com

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