tourist trap


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tourist trap

n.
A place, such as a shop or resort area, that offers overpriced goods and services to tourists.

tour′ist trap`


n.
a place that exploits tourists by overcharging.
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Nowadays, the big clubs are every bit as much a tourist trap as they are a community enterprise and, as a consequence, atmospheres across the Premier League are rubbish.
This ode to a multicultural world of pubs, cabs and kebabs is far from a glossy tourist trap vision of London, but one reeking of urban isolation and 21st century angst.
TechCrunch reports that these goofy-looking snapbot vending machines have been scattered at key places such as a beach boardwalk in Los Angeles, a roadside tourist trap off Route 61 near Tulsa, Oklahoma, and near a national park in Big Sur, California.
Well equipped business, good regular customers located in main tourist trap of Florida only a few miles from gates of Disney.
Plus, everything is so expensive (as is in most tourist trap cities) that even breakfast feels like a scam.
Even the people in Peru do not think that this city is the most exciting in the worldamost travellers have called this place a tourist trap, ugly, and downright boring.
The central library is more of a tourist trap than a community facility," Mr Jaddoo said.
AN industrial unit - the base for a booming micro-brewery - has beaten some of Birmingham's best-known attractions to become the city's top tourist trap.
OKay, it's not a high-tech tourist trap but it has a QUIRKY charm that maKes it a must-see for everyone in the town at least once.
The Albert Dock marked a quarter of a century since its transformation into a top tourist trap with a free family fun weekend, including live music displays, street performances and a supercar show.
TOURIST TRAP Staff didn't panic and managed to capture the snake in a box
A COVENTRY charity will carry out street walks once a week with the aim of helping homeless people in tourist trap Stratford.