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

1. It is allowed to exchange money in banks, special exchange offices, and postal offices. The majority of banks open at 9 am and serve clients until 4 pm. Friday usually has shorter working hours. Exchange offices can work up to 8 pm but, as a rule, they offer a less beneficial exchange rate.
2. The city has a well-developed public transport system. It is possible to buy tickets in tobacco kiosks and post offices. At some bus routes, it is possible to purchase a ticket directly from the driver. Don’t forget to validate the ticket.
3. The line voltage is 220V. Hotels have standard European plug sockets.
4. The best way to make international calls is to use special telephones that are usually present close to all bus stops, large shopping centers, and governmental offices. You will need a phone card to be able to use these telephones. These cards are sold at all postal offices and newspaper kiosks. Sometimes it is possible to pay with coins or credit cards.
5. The majority of shops and trading centers work from 9 am to 5 or 6 pm. Working hours can be slightly longer on Tuesdays and Fridays. On Saturdays, most shopping centers close at 4 pm. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Vast majority of restaurants include a service fee in the total. As a rule, this fee is up to 15% of the bill. Tourists are recommended to give tips to maids at hotels, hairdressers, and taxi drivers.
7. Vacationers should keep in mind that it is prohibited to export any drugs from the country regardless of the fact that it is so easy to buy them in numerous coffee shops.
Ginnekenweg is one of the main shopping streets of Breda. It is difficult to imagine a category of shops that could not be found here. The busy street houses several popular clothing stores, … Open
8. Bicycle is a typical means of transport in the city, so there are many rental offices in all parts of Breda. Moreover, there are special cycling lanes along all main roads and highways. This makes cycling in Breda really safe and well-organized.
9. When exploring the city on foot, it is better to stay at some distance from car roads. Despite the fact that Breda is quite a safe city, pedestrians can become victims of thieves on motorcycles. They grab bags on the go and quickly disappear.
10. Most local people know English well. Staff at large hotels, restaurants, and shopping centers can also speak other foreign languages.
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What to visit being in Breda - unique sights

Efteling Park

From the series “The Most Fantastic Amusement Parks in the World”
For the guests who like the breathtaking and active entertainments, there are more than 30 attractions, including 5 roller coasters. The interesting attractions can also be found in the 'house with the ghosts'. The realistic attraction 'the Land of Dreams' will please the small park guests. As a legend tells, Walt Disney visited the Efteling Park shortly after the opening. The magical atmosphere of the park has inspired him to found Disneyland. … Read further

Moses Bridge

From the series “The Most Unusual and Strange Bridges on Earth”
With due regard for the specific peculiarity of the bridge, the building material was specially selected for this purpose. Accoya wood was preferred, the duration of use of the bridge in the water should be at least 50 years. The unusual bridge built in 2011 was awarded several prestigious architectural prizes and became very popular among tourists. The general area of ​​the bridge is relatively small and forms about 50 square meters. The bridge construction cost about 250,000 euros. … Read further

Erasmusbrug

From the series “Unbelievable and Magnificent Bridges and Viaducts”
The construction of the bridge cost more than 163 million euros. Queen Beatrix took part in the ceremonial opening ceremonies. Since the opening, the bridge has 'an active social and cultural life'. The director and main actor Jackie Chan has the bridge as the shooting location of the series 'Who am I?' Filmes in 1998 was chosen. In 2005 the concert of the world famous DJ Tiesto took place on the background of the beautiful bridge. The Erasmus Bridge is one of the landmarks of modern Rotterdam, connecting the city center with one of the newest and most active districts - Kop van Zuid. … Read further

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Travelling to Breda - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Breda. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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