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This Croatian town is fighting drunk, shirtless tourists with harsh fines

€700

Croatia’s Hvar island is fining tourists for walking around shirtless (€500), wearing only swimsuits (€600), or drinking in public (€700).

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Hvar’s new mayor, Rikardo Novak, announced the measure in June and signs appeared in the town center in July.

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Last year, Dubrovnik, another Croatian city, also started fining people caught wearing bikinis in its historical center.

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Croatia is a popular tourist spot during the summer. It received 16 million tourists in 2016, about four times the Balkan country’s population.

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