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

1. The most convenient way to cruise the city is on foot as many streets are closed for public transport and cars and are totally designed for pedestrians. Tourists may as well rent a bicycle in one of the numerous specialized rental centers. Many hotels possess their own rental stores.
2. System of public transportation is presented with buses and trams by which tourists can reach any district of Modena. Tickets for a bus as well as for a tram will cost equally. Prudent tourists are advised to buy a travel pass for certain quantity of trips. Such a pass can be bought in news stalls and tourist information offices.
3. Shop-a-holics should pay attention to genuine leather goods and footwear of local production as well as to knitwear and porcelain goods. Many stores offer these goods at rather attractive prices however this fact should not alarm the visitors as all goods feature excellent quality.
4. To buy some grocery and foods tourists should better set off to local market as it offers lower price tags than supermarkets and large stores do for the same goods. Setting off to the market one should have enough cash by oneself meanwhile supermarkets and large stores accept international credit cards.
5. Stores and public institutions start working at 9.00am and serve the customers till 4 – 6pm. During the daytime some of the institutions close for a lunch which lasts not more than one and a half hour. Large shopping and entertaining centers commonly work till 8 – 9pm. Copyright
6. The optimum rates for inter city and international calls are offered in street call boxes. To make an international call one should choose a call box with a special mark of “TELESELEZIONE”. The call boxes accept international credit cards as well as specific coins and plastic cards which can be bought in tobacco stores and news stalls.
7. Tips are welcome for almost any service one gets. Restaurants and taxi services reckon upon 10% meanwhile a maid in the hotel, a guide and a hair stylist are usually rewarded with 0.5 – 1 Euro.
The best destination to start the exploration of the landmarks of Modena is the Palazzo dei Musei. The museum tells it visitors about the most significant events of the city history. The … Open
8. Utility supplied voltage is 220V. All the hotels and inns are equipped with European size sockets. Before a journey one should check the compatibility of the appliances necessary for a vacation. If necessary one should buy necessary connectors and adapters.
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From the series “The Oldest Inhabited Cities on the Planet”
Representatives of noble Tuscan families lived there in the Middle Ages; those were people who patronized art and contributed to the rapid architectural development of the city. In the Middle Ages Mantova became a haven for many prominent artists and sculptors; Rubens created his unique masterpieces there. Priceless architectural monuments have been preserved in the city to this day. It’s believed that in Mantova you can see the best examples of classic Italian Renaissance. … Read further

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