Speed Reading — Venice - Level 0 — 100 wpm

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Venice is a top tourist destination with around 20 million visitors a year. This causes problems like pollution and overcrowding. The city wants tourists to pay to visit Venice. An Italian newspaper said the fee could be $10. Venice might also limit the number of visitors who can enter the city. Tourists may need to book their visit.

People are worried about Venice. Some people worry about its marine life. Others worry about its buildings. Italy said UNESCO could add Venice to its list of World Heritage in Danger sites. A hotel worker says Venice needs tourists because they "spend big". A city worker worries Venice could become a "theme park".

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