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

Suburb 1. Tourists should not forget to monitor their belongings closely in crowded places. Do not leave your coats and bags unattended. Scammers and thieves can work in stations, markets and other public places.
2. Currency is better to be exchanged at banks that can be found in each district of the city. The exchange rate in private areas can be less profitable. In no case should travellers use the services of individuals, no matter how favorable the exchanging rate seems to be.
3. Travelers who want to stay in a private apartment during their stay in the city are recommended to use the services of special agencies that offer apartments for rental. An apartment rented from a private party may be in poor condition, and search for a new place to live will take a lot of time and effort.
4. The city is distinguished by a well-developed public transport system. Visitors can reach simply every area of the city by bus or subway. Travelers who decide to take a taxi are recommended to book a car over the phone. In this case, the rate will be most beneficial.
5. When going out, do not take large sums of money and other valuable items without any particular need. Many large department stores and restaurants accept payments by bank transfer. Visitors should also not forget to take a copy of an identity document and a map with them. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Motorists need to follow traffic rules carefully. Pedestrians who break the traffic rules can also be fined, so do not forget to cross roads only where it is permitted or use underground passages. During the daytime there are always big traffic jams on the main streets of the city, so if you have an important meeting it’s better to go out beforehand.
7. In spite of the fact that one can find various dining facilities right at every step in the city, experienced tourists recommend visiting to well-established and trustworthy restaurants and cafes only. Dishes that are offered to customers in numerous kiosks and food stalls of the city are not always of high quality.
Guests of Yekaterinburg can successfully combine sightseeing with visits to various entertainment facilities. Every evening visitors are welcome to attend numerous night clubs, casinos and … Open
8. Budget travelers are recommended to go to open air markets in order to shop souvenirs. Quite often sellers in such markets have the same products that are offered in shopping malls, but at much more attractive prices. However, expensive items are better to be bought in stores because in markets it’s easy to buy a poor quality fake.
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What to visit being in Ekaterinburg - unique sights

Keyboard Monument

From the series “The Most Unusual Statues and Monuments”
The monument also has a practical purpose - since the opening, the inhabitants have been used as benches by the locals. Today the keyboard monument is one of the main attractions of Ekaterinburg and attracts not only hundreds of curious tourists, but also the world famous celebrities. During the assembly period, Professor Niklaus Wirth, author of the programming language Pascal, visited the monument. Despite the huge key weight, some of them have disappeared through few years after the opening. In 2011, the sculpture was completely restored and reconstructed. … Read further

Berezovsky Gold Mine

From the series “Famous Spots of Gold Mines Reminding the Gold-Rush Times”
For many centuries of mine development, many interesting discoveries have been connected with it. For example, a rare mineral of crocoite has been discovered in the Berezovsky mine. It was first produced in 1765 and immediately attracted the attention of researchers, and later the attention of wealthy collectors. The most beautiful samples of this mineral have been mined in the Berezovsky mine. Nowadays, they are represented in various museums around the world, and some are in private collections. … Read further

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W Hotels Adds One More Hotel in China

After a long day of work, guests can relax at the hotel’s reflection pool or the signature WET pool decorated with a three-meter sculpture of a “Space Cat”. The FIT fitness center works 24/7 and offers weights, cardio, and dance classes. Finally, the hotel’s Spa, AWAY, offers the ‘Detox.Retox.Repeat’ philosophy to rejuvenate and restore glow. Read this

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