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

1. The local residents are not distinguished by punctuality. When going to a business meeting, you should be prepared to the fact that your partner may be late. However, local people are very responsive and binding. They will surely fulfill requests, but it may take a little more time than expected.
2. Dinners in Braga are quite early, so many restaurants and cafes close at 22:00. There are only a few eating places that accept visitors until late in the evening.
3. Despite the fact that the crime level in the city is one of the lowest in the country, tourists should be very careful in public places. Do not leave your belongings unattended at restaurants and cafes, and do not put valuable items to your pocket – you may become a victim of pickpockets who work in shopping malls and public transport.
4. Fans of luxury can choose to live not only in posh hotels, but also in the so-called "pousadas" - ancient castles. Many of them are equipped with beautiful guestrooms. Staying in such historic buildings is very prestigious, so wealthy travelers never miss such opportunity. Because the number of such "historic suites" quite a bit, they should be booked in advance.
5. Do not forget to leave tips in restaurants and cafes. The usual size of tips is approximately 10% of the total order. Taxi drivers and maids in hotels should also receive a monetary reward, which should be no less than US$0.5. Copyright
6. Power supply voltage is 220 V. All hotels are equipped with standard European wall sockets.
7. Tourists who plan to rent a car should be extremely cautious on the streets of the city. Local drivers are not distinguished by strict following of the traffic rules, despite the fact that all traffic violations result in large fines.
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8. When you go for a walk, it is necessary to take a copy of your identity document. Money and valuable items are better to be kept in a safe in your hotel. Do not take them with you without any particular need, as well as large sums of money.
9. As a rule, large restaurants, shopping and entertainment centers accept payments by credit card. However, if you go to a market, do not forget to take a sufficient amount of cash. Open air markets and private shops are a great place to bargain. Sometimes bargaining can reduce the price of a product in several times.
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What to visit being in Braga - unique sights

Stone House

From the series “The Most Bizarre and Fancy Living Houses”
It must be noted that the house also has the comfortable adjoining territory. In the so-called inner courtyard is the beautiful recreation zone equipped with the swimming pool. The house is surrounded by beautiful plant and flower compositions. Remarkable that the exact history of house construction is unknown. According to one of the versions, it is the project of a promising designer who wanted to remain anonymous. According to another version, the construction of the house in the stone was a natural pursuit to save on the building materials. … Read further

Santa Catarina Street

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
The pedestrian street starts near the train station. That's a real pleasure to walk there. Tourists go there in search of unusual gifts, jewelry and apparel. Locals love to relax in local cafes and restaurants where the most popular national food can be tasted. The legendary Café the Majestic serving delicious cakes is situated there. Many shops and restaurants are open until late at night. … Read further

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