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15 travel destinations being ruined by tourism

By: Bryan Nelson on June 4, 2010, 11:55 a.m.
Great Wall of China

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Great Wall of China

Many sections of China's Great Wall have fallen into disrepair because of the scores of tourists who walk along its walls annually. Many parts of the wall have been marred by vandalism and graffiti. In certain regions, the Great Wall has been destroyed to make way for development.