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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Crossing over the River Spree, we followed the Berlin Wall Trail to trace where the Wall had been as it zigzagged through what is now a residential area until we reached Checkpoint Charlie, the best-known border crossing point between East and West, which is now a massive tourist trap.
Tourist Trap, the first comedy on BBC Wales TV in nearly a decade, was so well received by the audience that we wanted to establish it with a second run."
In January 2017, we went to that awful tourist trap, Boracay, for a niece's wedding.
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.
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.
A LEADING anti-cuts campaigner branded the Library of Birmingham a "tourist trap" as he battled to save a community library from closure.
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