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

Newcastle night 1. Locals speak a special local dialect, which may be hard to understand even for native English speakers. All over the city, they sell phrasebooks, which can help you make communication with the townspeople easier.
2. Ten kilometers away from the city is a large international airport that regularly receives flights from many European cities, as well as from Dubai. The metro links the airport with the center of Newcastle - the trip takes about 20 minutes.
3. The airport has offices of several car rental companies. Car rentals are recommended for tourists who expect to travel a lot around the outskirts.
4. There are many parking lots in the city, but almost all of them are paid. The most expensive parking lots are located in the center. Aven at a small distance from the main streets, parking will be three times cheaper.
5. The bulk of the historical attraction is concentrated in one area, so it is comfortable to explore them on foot. Almost all streets in the historic district are closed to cars and public transport. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Newcastle is one of three UK cities that has a subway. It can get you to almost any district of interest, as well as to some suburban areas.
7. The second main form of public transport is buses. Taxi services are quite expensive in Newcastle, and using them would be beneficial only to those traveling in groups.
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8. Bicycles are another popular mode of transport among locals, and special bike paths are everywhere in the city. Two-wheelers can be rented at one of the rental points, and some hotels provide them to guests free of charge.
9. The largest travel agency in town is King’s Gate Visitors' Centre. In it you can get a city map, find out about upcoming cultural events, and purchase various types of tickets for public transport.
10. Thrifty travelers wishing to save on meals should take a stroll around Stowell Street. Here they can find Chinese bistros and restaurants offering affordable prices.
11. In the warmer months, Escapes Cruises regularly organizes 2 or 3-hour river cruises from the waterfront. During such water trips, you can admire the city attractions from a new angle.
12. Travelers who want to briefly explore the main local attractions should use the services of sightseeing buses. They depart from the main train station at least once an hour.
13. Newcastle has many hotels of various levels. Budget hotels are found even in the city center, so given early booking, you can choose an affordable room on one of the main streets.
14. Grainger Town is one of the most attractive areas for walking in town. It has preserved beautiful Victorian buildings that together form an amazing architectural ensemble.
15. Of course, gourmets are invited to the main city markets where they sell the best farm products. Special attention should be paid to locally produced cheese and meat delicacies.
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What to visit being in Newcastle - unique sights

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Sage Gateshead was developed by specialists from “Foster and Partners” company. Now their architectural masterpiece is called “giant caterpillar”. The wavy form of the building really resembles a large caterpillar. Like many other similar buildings, this building has a solid metal basis that holds hundreds of shining glass tiles. Tourists can see the marvellous building from the seashore. In warm period there are held boat trips and travellers can take a number of outstanding photos. … Read further

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

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At night the bridge is illuminated with the incredibly impressive artillumination, so the unique architectural object is also worth seeing after dark. Recently, the unique Gateshead Bridge has been popular with motorcycle riders using the lower bridge deck as a training ground. Several times a year, the interesting motor shows take place in the city, on which the Pforis show the incredible tricks and ride on the upmarket Brückedeck. … Read further

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