Museums and other cultural centers start working at 10 am or earlier and work till 5-6 pm. Some of the establishments are free to enter and some of them offer profitable discounts for family visits.
The main features of local folks’ character are tactfulness and politeness. However city guests should keep in mind some specific features of behavior of local residents. Entering a shop or another public place it is necessary to greet everybody. Before addressing somebody for help it is important to greet a person as well, moreover one should not forget to thank for any service or piece of advice.
Local residents use water rather economically. Thus hotel bathrooms lack mixers and offer small cups for water. It is strongly recommended to learn hotel rules in advance before checking in.
Also local folks are noted for their passion and a sort of addiction to pets, so one should better avoid displaying of dislike of animals in any way as it can raise bewilderment and it will be interpreted as ill breeding.
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