"Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare must be rolling!" United Kingdom Tourist Trap Tip by feline01

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Unless your a huge Will Sheakespeare fan (which I'm not), this place sucks. Who needs Macbeth chocolates or King Lear socks (exaggerating a bit) but I really did not like this town. Way too touristy and nothing to see except replicas of Shakespeare stuff. Skip it. It's on every group tour of England's stops so if you do visit, expect hordes of tourists who think Hamlet is the name of a pig, King Lear was the creator of a jet airplane and Much Ado about Nothing was about nothing but visit this town because, hey, everyone else does.

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  • Updated Jun 11, 2003
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