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Preparing your trip to Banja Luka: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

WP_001361 1. Tourists should not explore distant areas of the city on their own. It is also important to be very attentive in public areas in order not to become a victim of swindlers or pickpockets.
2. Don’t forget to bargain on local markets and in workshops. Many sellers intentionally pretend they don’t understand foreign languages or say they don’t have a change, so it is important to pay an item only after you negotiate the exact final price.
3. It is possible to talk about any theme with local people, but it is recommended to refrain from politics and military actions of the past. These themes are the most painful, and any awkward comment can offend local people or make them angry.
4. Tourists shouldn’t put on clothes or accessories with any provocative mottos or slogans. Such behavior can be misunderstood in the city and might be a reason for bursts of aggression.
5. Line voltage is 220V, so while planning your holiday in Banja Luka, it is important to check all electrical appliances you plan to take for compatibility. Copyright
6. Don’t forget to leave tips in restaurants and cafes. A tip of 10% of the total is enough.
7. Tourists, who plan to use a taxi, should negotiate the price with the driver in advance. Small tips are always welcome.
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8. It is highly recommended to exchange currency in specialized exchange offices and banks only. By no means use the services of private individuals even if they offer an incredibly profitable exchange rate.
9. Prior to heading to a shop or market, it is better to stock up on banknotes in small denominations. Small souvenir shops or street vendors might refuse to accept banknotes of high denominations simply because they are unable to check its genuineness.
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What to visit being in Banja Luka - unique sights

Monument to Battle of Kozar

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The memorial wall is located nearby. It is an important part of the monument. The names of all the Yugoslav partisans who died during the war were engraved on it. An interesting museum is open on the territory of the Memorial Complex today. It is dedicated to the difficult wartime for the country. Experienced tourists note that it is more interesting to admire the monument in the summer. Dense green vegetation covers the top of the mountain at this time. The tall monument looks simply unique against its background. It is especially interesting to admire it from a height, during helicopter walks. … Read further

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Bosnia And Herzegovina: travelling advices

4. It is not polite to ask Bosnians about their professional activities. The country has a high unemployment rate, and this kind of question may be regarded as a faux pas.
5. Most cars in Bosnia and Herzegovina are old, roads cannot be called ideal, and drivers are not very attentive. Therefore, in large cities, one needs to be especially careful when crossing the road.
6. Do not approach homeless animals, nor pet them - there are a lot of them in Bosnia. They can be aggressive or sick with some kind of infection.
7. For visiting picturesque places, such as forests or hills, it is best to hire a guide. The fact that there are still mines left over from the war in the country. And going for a walk without a guide, you need to follow one simple rule: go only on trampled paths - if people have repeatedly walked here, there are definitely no mines. … Open
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Travelling to Banja Luka - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Banja Luka. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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