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I was blown away by the gorgeous canals that wind their way through the town of Utrecht. They were... read more

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Nice place for fotos

Utrecht is full of bicycles and canals. Watch out for the first , try to take a good foto of the... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

I was blown away by the gorgeous canals that wind their way through the town of Utrecht. They were even more beautiful at night when they are lit up with colourful lights.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Utrecht is full of bicycles and canals. Watch out for the first , try to take a good foto of the second.

Thank vagggelisb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my view, Utrecht is the most beautiful city in Netherlands. The old Dutch architecture, especially the Domtoren and the University buildings next to it, are really stunning. The canals are beautiful and don't have the over-tourism problem that Amsterdam has, even though they are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Utrecht canals are a great place to take walks along them or to have a beer or a coffee in one of the nearby cafes or pubs. Really beautiful during the sunset, buildings surrounding the canals bring even more charm to the whole area. I...More

1  Thank Dawid W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The canal sides are in places touristy but mostly a lovely gentle way to stroll through the old town and see something of real Utrecht life with homes, small offices and, of course, cycles!

1  Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

V peaceful, and great to walk around. Lots of lovely shops in the area and loads of cafés etc. I was stunned at how old the canals were- 800 yrs!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a group of friends and we spent quite a bit of time in this area wandering about, stopping off for drinks, food etc. There are plenty of places to stop at and all the seating looks out onto the water so nice...More

2  Thank Thekingcanary
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Truly stunning. Careful of the bikes though! Also quite a lot of trip hazards so u have to be aware of your surroundings.

1  Thank tnesling
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Spent the day walking through the canal district, quite lovely! But it was brought down in my opinion by the constant high street intrusion of shops. Street vendors and small aspects of traditional/original architecture was overshadowed by this in my opinion. Perhaps it would be...More

Thank MagooGuy
Reviewed 31 October 2018

You immediately observe that the canals in Utrecht are different from those in other old Dutch cities. There are two levels: one close to the water with storage capacity like cellars, the other at street level with housing. The system could only be developed after...More

1  Thank Robert937
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Christine L
12 June 2018|
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Response from JohnSt_2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for providing a general answer: The canals area has an upper and a lower side. The latter is not accessable most of the time, with the exception of a big terrace near the town hall in the bend of the Oude Gracht. An... More
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28 April 2018|
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Response from AMCMeneses | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The area is full of bars, restaurants, a lot of people walking around...if you want to do a boat trip, for this you’ll need to check the schedule time table. Enjoy!
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Response from jamesmichael2013 | Reviewed this property |
The Tourist office is right next to the famous Dom or tower. You can't miss it.The office is very friendly and has a free map of Utrecht and sell a detailed one for 3.50 Euros.
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