Tourists it's assumed have a lot of money to spend [they've been saving for that holiday after all] and it's common for most people who sell stuff tourists buy to sell the stuff at relatively higher prices. Many tourists don't mind getting ripped off as long as they buy the souvenirs. But it needn't be so. When traveling somewhere and you need to buy a souvenir or anything then the fine art of bargaining can save you a little bit of money. Don't know how it's done? Take a look: Please Log In to view this link!