Despite apparent growing demand for late-night kebabs, the city has been coordinating with the local diocese for years on a strict management plan to safeguard its Italian cultural values and traditions.Unesco? Verona is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
It is not alone. So-called “Unesco laws” are under consideration in a number of Italy’s top tourist destinations as local residents have become increasingly flustered by immigrant-run take-out eateries, service points and trinket shoppes they complain degrade their neighbourhoods.
There's a debate about whether this should be thought of as historic preservation (and support of the tourist industry) or anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim. Both templates fit.