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Dortmund 1. Travelers who plan to use public transport should consider that it is cheaper to purchase tickets a few days beforehand. They can also purchase a pass that is valid for all types of transport. There are also group tickets made for two adults and two children.
2. WelcomeCard Tourist Card entitles you to a variety of discounts. Visitors can buy this card in any tourist office. The card enables free travel on public transport, as well as a 50% discount when attending various cultural activities and excursions.
3. In order to rent a car you will need a driver's license of the international standard, as well as a credit card. Drivers whose age is less than 21 years might be refused to rent a car. Bicycle is a common form of transport. You can also rent one in numerous rental offices. A deposit is left when renting a bike.
4. Currency can be easily exchanged in one of bank offices, as well as in specialized exchange offices. The best way to withdraw cash from credit card is to use Geldautomat ATMs as they charge the lowest fee.
5. Almost all supermarkets and department stores accept payments by credit cards. Cash is needed only to those who expect to attend open air markets and small private shops. Copyright
6. Fans of shopping should pay particular attention to local textiles and dishware. Despite the fact that the price of these products is quite low, all the goods are of high quality. Grocery stores usually open early - at 7:00 am. Shopping centers and other pavilions start serving visitors after 9:00 am. The working hours are different in different organizations. Shops usually close on or after 18:00.
7. People who expect visiting local restaurants should not forget that food portions are usually huge. It is absolutely appropriate to order two utensils for one dish. Small bars and pubs will be definitely loved by budget travelers because in some of them a mug of beer is served together with a lot of interesting snacks brought as a present.
The best way to get acquainted with cultural life of the local people is to visit one of numerous festivals. Rich choice of celebrations, festivals and exhibitions can be easily found in … Open
8. The time of various cultural events as well as the price of tickets should be specified in advance in the tourist office. The largest tourist office is located in the main train station near the south entrance.
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Zeche Zollverein

From the series “The Scariest Mines in the World”
After admiring priceless artifacts in museums, it’s worth to have a stroll through the deserted underground; just the simple descent via worn metal ladders makes adrenaline go rushing. Many mysterious stories are associated with Zeche Zollverein mines, as many industrialists have faced there with phenomenon of abnormal knocks. Tourists who visit these places often hear unexplained sounds. They are so distinct and realistic, that it seems that there is still active work in some areas of mines. … Read further

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Travelling to Dortmund - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Dortmund. 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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