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

1. Do not forget to leave tips in restaurants and cafes of the city. As a rule, the size of tips depends on the total amount of your order. If your order is 5 euros or more, the size of tips should be 7 - 10% of it. In case your order is less than 5 euros, the final due sum should be rounded up to full euro.
2. The city is distinguished by a well-developed public transport system. Buses can easily get you to any part of the city. Tourists, who expect to use public transport a lot, are recommended to buy a special ticket pass or tourist pass as they will help to save.
3. Taxis can be got at special parking or ordered by phone. Visitors can try to catch a free car right on a street of the city, but it can be quite difficult during the "rush hour". The fare for taxi services is dependent on the time and distance of travel.
4. Both drivers and pedestrians should remember that any violation of traffic rules can cause large fines. While inside a car both a driver and passengers should fasten their belts. Do not forget to choose a place to park carefully.
5. The majority of shops and shopping centers work from Monday to Saturday. Sunday is usually a day off. As a rule, stores start serving visitors at 9:00 am - 10:00 am and are open until 19:00 - 20:00. Fans of shopping should not forget to visit the city during Christmas holidays, as the range of goods sold at this time of year is simply amazing. Copyright
6. In addition to a huge choice of restaurants and cafes you will find many fast food facilities in the city. Small colorful kiosks that can be seen in all major streets offer visitors to buy hot sandwiches, hot dogs and soft drinks.
7. Bicycle remains a popular form of public transport. It is traditionally enjoyed by people of all ages. Travellers can also hire the two-wheeled transport in one of numerous rental centers that can be usually found close to all major hotel complexes.
Beautiful and ancient city of Duisburg traditionally attracts tourists by its places of interest and various cultural sites. Despite the fact that the city was severely damaged during the … Open
8. Staff of local restaurants and cafes is very attentive to regular visitors. By the way, one can get the status of "regular visitor" after eating in the same place for two or three times. Guests can be welcomed by a signature dessert or welcome drink that will become a welcome addition to an order.
9. The best to exchange currency is to use the services of banks as private exchange offices usually charge a large fee. Cash will be useful to those who hope to visit small shops and cafes, and in large restaurants, shopping and entertainment complexes bank transfer payments are accepted.
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What to visit being in Duisburg - unique sights

Crouching Tiger and Turtle

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
The length of the staircase is 220 meters. It is open day and night. Admission is free. The original attraction in Duisburg was opened in 2011 and became instantly known worldwide and popular with lovers of unusual entertainments. 'Tiger and Turtle' staircase is located in the picturesque Angerpark. One of the most important secrets of the ladder is the traditional roller coaster dead loop, which is much easier to pass through than it might seem at first glance. … Read further

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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