7 Countries That Hate Tourists

World travelers take great joy in conquering formerly unknown swaths of the globe, but some places still remain closed for a reason. The following seven countries are ranked among the most unfriendly towards tourists on the globe. Some have even been the host of attacks against foreign nationals on their soil.

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1. Mongolia

Mongolia just opened up its borders to tourists 15 years ago, and has tried to boost tourism with government grants to businesses and the cultural sector. Its progress was set back after a group of Chinese tourists in Ulan Bator were attacked by the Neo-Nazi Khukh Mongol (Blue Mongol) group. The tourists never reported the attack to their embassy, and it was only later when photos surfaced on Twitter that any action of reparation was taken. As a result, tourists have been wary about traveling to Mongolia.