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

SSU-kongress, Uppsala 1.It’s recommended to pay for goods and services with local currency; it can be exchanged at any bank or private exchange office. It’s also worth considering that in many shops, hotels, restaurants and entertainment places credit cards are accepted.
2. Tourists who plan to visit the city in summer are sure to take some warm clothes. It will be useful to those who like evening walks, as it’s pretty cool after sunset.
3. It’s convenient to travel around the city by bike. You can rent it at one of the many rental offices. Cyclists should be very attentive in observing traffic rules.
4. Drivers should also take current traffic regulations into account, as they have their own features. For example, the driver and all passengers, even those who ride in the back seat, have to wear seat belt.
5. Fans of outdoor recreation are sure to clarify rules existing in the nature reserve or park they want to visit. In no case you should leave trash, as heavy fines are charged for this. Copyright
6. Local tap water is of high quality, but foreign guests aren’t recommended to use it for drinking. This may affect the process of acclimatization, so it’s better to buy specially purified bottled water in grocery stores.
7. Those who hope to visit natural attractions and walk through the local forests are sure to take repellents. Going for a walk it’s better to choose high-necked and tight clothing.
The cultural life of the city is characterized by numerous interesting customs and traditions. It is believed that Uppsala hosts the most magnificent celebration of the famous local event, … Open
8. It's worth noting that tobacco products are very expensive; they can only be purchased in specialized trade pavilions. In many public places smoking is prohibited, so you should pay special attention to signs.
9. In most restaurants and cafes tip is usually included in total amount, but you can add about 10% of the total order for the good service. Taxi drivers are waiting for an equal reward. It is also worth considering that in the evening the tip sum increases slightly.
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What to visit being in Uppsala - unique sights

Pioneen Center

From the series “Forbidden Construction Objects with Label "Access Denied"”
Some employees are forced to stay in it for several weeks or even months. To make it easier for them to tolerate the absence of natural sunlight, a special system was integrated in the center that mimics the change of day and night. The old bunker is so reliable that it can easily survive even the impact of a hydrogen bomb. It is strictly prohibited to enter it. Numerous pictures of the "Pionen" centre allow to evaluate its ultramodern furniture. It makes the data center similar to an object from fantastic films about the distant future. … Read further

Royal Domain of Drottningholm

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
In the 19th century, the gorgeous mansion was abandoned. The last major reconstruction began in 1907. Several years ago, the royal residence was opened to tourists. Several amazing cultural and architectural sites can be found on its territory. Besides the palace itself, the complex includes the court theater, which was opened in 1776. The theater managed to save a part of the old architectural elements and equipment. Great performances are held there these days. … Read further

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