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Utah State Capitol Building 1. Going on a trip don’t forget to take an English phrasebook, it will help to find common ground with locals. Typically, in large hotels, restaurants and shopping malls staff is fluent in foreign languages.
2. The system of cashless payment is widespread. Shops accept virtually all types of international cards, including Master Card, VISA and American Express. Cash will be useful to those who plan to attend small street restaurants and shops away from the city center.
3. You should only pay with the national currency, any other won’t be accepted. It isn’t recommended to pay for purchases with large denomination bills, because in small shops where you can not verify their authenticity the money won’t be accepted.
4. Banks and other government agencies serve customers from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Longest working hours in a number of government agencies will be on Friday, when customers can be served up to 6:00-7:00pm .
5. It is convenient to travel around the city on buses cruising streets from the early morning. Fee should be given to the driver; reserve a sufficient number of coins of small denomination in advance, since here it isn’t accepted to ask for a change. Copyright
6. At any time, vacationers can take a taxi. It is recommended to call it by phone. Also, a car can be picked on the parking place; as a rule, such places are located close to major entertainment and shopping centers. You can hail a taxi on the street, but this method is not the most effective.
7. To rent a car you will need to have a driver's license. Usually rent payment is made by credit card. Only people over 21 years can rent a car; in some companies the minimum age is 25 years.
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8. Mains voltage is 110 V; in all hotels American-style socket is mounted. Gadgets may require special adapters and connectors, so travelers are advised to purchase them at home before the trip.
9. In restaurants it’s customary to leave a tip; 10-15% of the total order will be enough. A similar cash reward is given to taxi drivers; common tip for hotel staff is 0.5-1 USD.
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What to visit being in Salt Lake City - unique sights

Storage Mormon

From the series “Forbidden Construction Objects with Label "Access Denied"”
One of the main values ​​hidden in the vault is a microfilm library, which has 40000 film rolls. For more than a decade Mormon representatives have been engaged in the digitization of priceless materials. According to unconfirmed reports, it is also known about the existence of a second storage facility, which is located three kilometers away from the Granite Mountain. Access to the vault is open only to elected representatives of the church, ordinary people can only admire the panoramic view of the Granite Mountain from afar and wonder what artifacts are hidden in its caves. … Read further

Bingham Canyon Mine

From the series “Giant Artificial Quarries of the Planet”
About 1400 people are involved in mine development nowadays. 450000 tons of valuable species are extracted from the mine daily. The size of the pit has increasingly become the base of the controversy between large mining companies and environmental organizations. The attempts to close the mine have not been brought to a successful conclusion yet, although thousands of experts from all over the world consider it dangerous. … Read further

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