Definition of tourist trap in English:
A place that attracts many tourists and where goods and services are more expensive than normal.
- Britain is an expensive tourist trap where visitors are ripped off and overcharged for terrible service in restaurants and hotels.
- Beautiful beaches lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and emerald green hillsides stepped with paddy fields have made Bali a tourist trap and tourism a linchpin of the Balinese life.
- The ironic tourist treated the tourist trap not as an authentic space, but as a copy of the real.
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