Birmingham Tourist Traps

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  • 1. Centenary Square

    Centenary Square is a central point for various events throughout the year - it once was the home of the "Birmingham Eye" - a big wheel similar to the one in London. It is a central celebration point...

  • 2. Driving

    If you are driving out of the city centre towards alum rock way, DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT drive up alum rock road!!! It is the worst road in England for...

  • 3. Shopping malls!

    Well they trap me most weekends! The immediate city center is dominated by them, and some of the malls are pretty big too... But when they are as stunning as...

  • 4. Getting lost

    Maybe it was just me, but the maps of the city dotted around on posters really confused me. It didn't help that the map was pointing North but facing south. I...

  • 5. ... the land of chocolate ...

    Cadbury World is great if you truly love chocolate, have moola to burn, or are under 10. Otherwise, it is expensive, clammy and extremely irritating. Lowlights...

  • 6. Perhaps not a trap. But I...

    Perhaps not a trap. But I found Birmingham not so appealing after all. When tired of walking, I took the train tho New Street and got out. One big shopping hall...

  • 7. The Balti Triangle - don't...

    The Balti Triangle - don't bother, you will be sorely disappointed. My tip for curry is Sylhet Spice Cuisine in Kings Heath - see my review of it.

  • 8. Just becareful when shopping...

    Just becareful when shopping of muggers and being over charged as you are alot. Also becareful when crossing some of the busy roads - so many cars!!

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