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Water and architecture 1. Norrköping lies on the banks of the Motala River so fishing is one of the locals’ favorite activities. Tourists are can go fishing right on the city embankments. A fishing permit can be bought at the local tourist office.
2. The city has its international airport, which receives most flights from Copenhagen, Munich, and Helsinki. Many people come to Norrkoping with a transfer in Stockholm - high-speed trains run between these cities.
3. The main form of public transport is trams by which one can easily reach any area of interest. You can purchase tram tickets at stops, and at the tourist office, they sell passes for several hours or days.
4. Active tourists would be most interested in visiting the city in summer to have a chance to explore its many beautiful parks and natural attractions. Prolonged rains are possible in autumn and spring. The off-season is not the best time for tours and walks.
5. Most of the city attractions are concentrated in the central area. You will see interesting architectural and historical monuments at every step so walking on foot is quite comfortable here. Copyright
6. Fans of tours shouldn't ignore the old industrial area where beautiful architectural monuments have been preserved. Today, the industrial quarter is one of the most comfortable for rest and walks.
7. Thrifty tourists will appreciate the fact that many local attractions and museums can be visited for free. Detailed city maps and sightseeing booklets are available at the tourist center.
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8. In search of unusual souvenirs, you can go to a museum located on Christianplatzen Street. Its building also houses a souvenir shop selling original handmade things.
9. Travelers limited in time can ride a yellow tram around the city. Its route passes through the most interesting landmarks and streets rich in architectural attractions.
10. Tram tickets can be purchased directly on the tram. In this case, they will cost twice as much as a ticket purchased in a supermarket or at a bus stop.
11. If the attractions presented in the city do not seem to be enough, you can go explore the nearest town of Linköping. It can be reached in less than 30 minutes by high-speed train.
12. The City Hall tower's observation deck is not always available for tourists. You can check its working hours in advance at your hotel or tourist office.
13. The most attractive walking route in the city is Strømmen. This is a promenade that runs along the riverbank. You will see many historic buildings around.
14. Norrköping is considered a safe city so you can walk through its central streets even in the late evening. However, walking in remote areas and parks after dark is not the best idea.
15. Connoisseurs of contemporary art would be interested in walking around the Hallarna quarter. Once industrial, this area currently accommodates modern art galleries and concert halls.
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