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Amtsgericht in Cottbus 1. The easiest way to get to the city is by train, as it is surrounded by a well-developed network of railroads and has its own station. Most trains arrive here from Berlin, which is just about 100 kilometers away from Cottbus.
2. The city has a well-developed public transport system, which is represented by buses. Any area of interest can be reached by bus here.
3. Traveling around the city by car is not really comfortable. The reason is numerous pedestrian streets, while some old streets are very narrow.
4. Lower Sorbian is considered the city's official language. It has a lot in common with classical German, but foreign tourists may be confused. Absolutely all local residents are fluent in literary German.
5. Special bus and even rail tours are available for tourists within the city and around it. They are perfect for travelers who have a limited amount of time and want to explore the main attractions briefly. Copyright
6. Perfect cleanliness is maintained in the city; special garbage bins are installed here at every step. Any violations in this regard are punishable by heavy fines.
7. Locals are known for their careful attitude to nature. All local parks and reserves are protected, equipped with special areas for walks and outdoor activities.
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8. Cottbus is a typical student town so students have a lot of privileges. All museums, cultural and entertainment centers offer young people significant discounts.
9. A large part of shops and museums closes very early, almost all of them stop working as early as 7:00 pm. Grocery stores close their doors first.
10. For active tourists, the best time to visit the city is the summer. In the warm season, vacationers are offered much more activities, they can see beautiful natural areas and sights.
11. Cottbus is a popular destination among budget travelers who want to save on hotel services. Hotels here are cheaper than in Berlin, and you can get to the capital by train in just an hour and a half.
12. Active tourists who expect to explore surrounding areas should consider renting a private car. Many nature reserves and lakes are easily accessible by car.
13. In winter, it is best to visit the city during the Christmas holidays. They are always organized with a rich entertainment program, many performances are held right on city streets.
14. There are very few hotels in the city, the most expensive ones are located in the historic district. Budget hotels can be found in more remote areas, however, it won't be difficult for their guests to get to the iconic attractions.
15. Most restaurants close very early, so it's best to choose one of the bars for a late dinner. Many of them offer visitors a menu with a decent selection of dishes.
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