The dock is within walking distance of town.
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The town of Norrköping lies at the outflow of the Motalaström into the Bråvik, an inlet on the Baltic which extends inland for some 50km/30mi. The Bråvik forms a natural boundary between the wooded region of Kolmård to the north and the fertile arable country of Vikboland to the south ... More Norrköping is a busy industrial town (metalworking, textiles) and an important port.
A nice way to get around in Norrköping is with the yellow trams. Tickets or cards can be bought onboard but the price is twice as high compared to if you buy the ticket or card beforehand in a kiosk, supermarket or similar. You can even pay by SMS to avoid the 50% surcharge when paying cash on the tram or bus.
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There are lots of shops on the main street Drottninggatan and nearby streets. Especially interesting are the shopping malls Linden, Domino and Spiralen at Drottninggatan.
The national currency is the Swedish krona (SEK, plural kronor). 1 USD is about 5.91 SEK, 1 EUR is about 9.43 SEK and 1 GBP is about 12.28 SEK.
Automatic teller machines take major credit cards. Most stores, restaurants and bars accept all major credit cards, although in some cases there is a SEK 5 fee or a lowest purchase limit (between 50 - 100 SEK).
Swedish is the national language of Sweden, but you will find that people, especially those below the age of 70, also speak English very well - an estimated 89% of Swedes can speak English.
112 is the phone number to dial in case of fire, medical or criminal emergency.
Most shops, at least downtown, are open all week, even on Sundays.
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