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

1. Government offices are open from 7:30-8:30 am to 4:30-6:30 pm, a short lunch break is possible. Saturday and Sunday are days off, only private exchange offices and some large banks can work on these days.
2. Shops open quite early, around 8:00 am and receive visitors until 4:00-7:00 pm. Saturday is considered a shortened working day, and on Sundays only markets, large supermarkets, and shopping centers are open.
3. The most common souvenirs are watches, knives, and chocolate of local production, many also prefer to buy cheese as a souvenir. For watches, it's best to go to a specialized salon, because in street markets tourists can stumble on a cheap fake. A wide selection of chocolate and other sweets is available in such shops as Lindt, Tableron, Nestle, and Sushard.
4. It is very convenient to travel around the city by public transport. Every day, special sightseeing buses depart from the train station. Their route passes through all significant attractions. It is worth noting that a single ticket you buy is valid for all types of public transport.
5. To rent a car you will need an international driver’s license and a credit card with the required amount of deposit in the account. The services may be refused to those whose age is less than 21 years, as well as drivers who received the license less than a year ago. For renting high-class cars, the age limit may be slightly higher - up to 25 years. Copyright
6. Since medical services are paid in the city, travelers are advised to arrange health insurance in advance. It will cover about 90% of the total costs.
7. The best way to make phone calls is from special payphones that are close to all banks, post offices and restaurants. They work with plastic cards, which can be purchased at any newsstand or post office. Some payphones also accept coins of a certain denomination.
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8. Be sure to go shopping with the local currency - money can be exchanged at banks and exchange offices. The most unfavorable exchange rate is offered by offices located in hotels and tourist information centers.
9. Going on a trip, take warm clothes along even in summer. It is sure to be useful to those who like evening walks and recreation in nature.
10. Remote areas of the city should only be explored during the daytime and only with a guide. Only central areas are suitable for night walks alone.
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What to visit being in Winterthur - unique sights

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The brewery closed in 1996. Its numerous buildings have been converted into offices and residential buildings. One of the largest buildings was converted into a high-class spa hotel. The source of mineral water was discovered during the reconstruction of this workshop in the 70s of the last century. In addition to beer, the plant began to produce carbonated water under the Aqui brand. The mineral spring is an integral part of the spa today. Pools are filled with its water. Various spa treatments are also carried out with the use of this water. … Read further

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