Holiday hotspot banned McDonald’s

Tasting local food while you’re on holiday is great – but Britons can’t deny that they still love a McDonald’s when they’re overseas.

But Happy Meal is no longer on the card for vacationers because a tourist destination has been banned McDonald’s.

McDonald's banned from opening restaurants near Baths of Caracalla in Rome


McDonald’s banned from opening restaurants near Baths of Caracalla in Rome

Roman banned fast food chain from opening a new restaurant – after a protracted battle through the courts.

Rome’s City Council granted McDonald’s permission to build a drive-thru restaurant next to the historic Baths of Caracalla site, and construction work has begun.

But in 2019, the council reversed its decision after public outcry over a proposal that the golden domes were too close to the baths, a popular tourist attraction.

A court battle dragged on for two years later, and McDonald’s final appeal was denied this week.

The court ruled they were enforcing the ban to protect cultural heritage.

Despite the ban, Rome still has 54 McDonald’s restaurants in the city.

The Italian which is not the first place to put an end to the world domination of fast food chains.

Iceland used to have three McDonald’s restaurants since 1993.

However, high import costs following the 2008 financial crisis led to its demise, and it became the most expensive Big Mac in the world.

All three McDonald’s locations have since been converted into the Icelandic burger chain, Metro, with the last one closing in 2009.

Montenegro also said goodbye to McDonald’s, which opened as a mobile store in 2003 and lasted only a few months.

Vatican City is the only country in Europe never had a McDonald’s – although there is one just 100 meters outside with a view of the building.

Here is the complete list countries without McDonald’s.

Meanwhile, a former McDonald’s employee revealed The secret way you can make sure your food stays fresh.

The fast food chain has started building work on the new location


The fast food chain has started building work on the new location
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Bobby Allyn

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