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

1. The majority of shops and shopping centers work from 9 am to 5 pm. Fans of shopping will like stores that have the «Buy one, get one free» sign. That means that there is a sale or other promotional offer.
2. Tourists, who spend more than 100 pounds, can return some money back using the tax-free feature. For this purpose, ask the shop to give you a special document that will entitle you to a refund when you leave the country.
3. Cultural venues, museums, and exhibitions are usually open from 10 am to 6 pm. Working hours can be shorter on Sunday. It is better to visit museums in a company as there are often group discounts. Almost all museums and theaters offer special discounts for children.
4. Local people are very friendly and communicative, so don’t hesitate to ask them for help.
5. Some local customs may be a bit odd for tourists. For example, when entering a public building or getting into transport, locals always greet each other. Café and restaurant visitors can wish bon appetite to others. Tourists should not forget to reciprocate such signs of politeness. Copyright
6. Bolton has a well-developed public transport system. Local buses will conveniently get tourists to any part of the town. It is important to mention that it may take longer to wait for public transport in the evening, so do not make long rides from your hotel when the sun goes down.
7. It is recommended to keep documents, money, and other valuables in a safe in a hotel room. When going out for a walk, take a copy of your identity document or the hotel card. That will help to negotiate all questions faster.
Bolton is a town in Greater Manchester (the distance to the city is approximately 16 kilometers). In the past, it was an important textile center. In the 14th century, first Flemish weavers … Open
8. Local people care about nature and love animals. Tourists need not throw litter on the streets as this action will result in a large fine. Walking outside wearing fur or leather clothes might also raise controversy.
9. Tourists should make trips to outskirts of the town only together with a guide. Despite the fact that Bolton is a peaceful place, general safety rules should still not be neglected. Do not leave belongings unattended and keep an eye on wallets and purses.
10. There are many car rental offices in the town. In order to rent a car, tourists need the international driver’s permit and a credit card. Only drivers aged 21 or older with the driving experience of more than 1 year are allowed to rent a car.
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What to visit being in Bolton - unique sights

John Lennon House

From the series “Houses of Famous People and Stars Currently Open to Tourists”
The fans 'The Beatles' from all over the world strive to visit the house of John Lennon. A few details of the life and the work of famous musicians can be learned only from the experienced museum guide. Many tourists complete the excursion program with the visit of the house of Paul McCartney, which is located on one of the neighboring streets. Not far from the villa is another object for Beatles fans worth seeing - the old Obdach Strawberry Field, to whose honor the musicians have called a song. … Read further

Riverdance Wrecks

From the series “The Surviving Remains of Shipwrecks You Can Observe Yourself”
However, the storm was by far stronger than the crew. The speed of wind went up to 110 kilometres per hour, and wave height was over 7 meters. The ship was leaned for 45 degrees by one of such strong waves, in this position it has left forever. All crew was saved but the huge ship has left on this sandy coast. At first, this enormous passenger-and-freight ferry has to be taken away by the state government. They planned to cut it and remove separately. But within weeks the ferry became a popular touristic landmark. That’s why it was decided not to remove the wrecked ship. … Read further

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