Shops often do not have a well-defined work schedule, but usually work from Saturday to Thursday from 09.00 to 13.00 and from 16.30 to 20.00 (in the period of Ramadan – from 20.00 to 01.00). Weekend in all institutions – Friday, when residents of the country attend the traditional sermon and prayer in mosques.
Prices are almost everywhere, except for large supermarkets, contractual, you can bargain almost everywhere. In the markets in this way you can bring down the price by 30-50%.
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WHERE TO STAY
There are hotels in all major cities and tourist centers. The average price for accommodation – from $ 15 per night in a room with a bed, toilet and shower. Availability of additional amenities directly affects the cost. For example, an air-conditioned room will cost twice as much as without it. Quite often, a fee is charged not per room, but per person. That is, you can live for $ 10 in the same room, and with a friend or wife (husband) for 20. For the same money, you can rent two rooms in the same hotel, one for each.
In some small towns there are guest houses. These are private houses where the owners rent part of the rooms to visitors. A toilet with a shower is common here, located in the courtyard. Continue reading
Shops are open on weekdays from 9.00 to 19.00, a break – from 13.00 to 15.00. On Saturdays, the shops close at 13.00 (in December – at 19.00). Some shopping centers in resort areas are open from 10.00 to 24.00.
In Portugal, you can buy high-quality and fashionable shoes and clothes, gold products, ceramics, original white or red port (from 3-6 USD for a bottle of regular port to 10-30 USD for a bottle of port wine of ten to twenty years, then the price increases depending from excerpt), the world famous Portuguese wine madeira (prices range from 16 EUR for a ten-year Madera, to 500 EUR for a two-hundred year old). Continue reading