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Very nice

I went with a group of friends and we spent quite a bit of time in this area wandering about... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thekingcanary
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Beautiful

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
tnesling
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Reviewed 6 days 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is terrific for shopping, eating, drinking and just enjoying the city. The canal is well maintained, clean and super for a good walk. There are many restaurants at the lower level, and a great range of cuisines.

Thank ianhfraser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time in Amsterdam, we know how busy the streets and canals are so we decided to go to Utrecht instead. We took an intercity train from Amsterdam Central Station to Utrecht Central Station, 17mins. The circular walking path starts outside the mall outside the...More

Thank slabster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The canals ate really worth walking along Not only are they scenic but there are lots of really interesting shops and restaurants and cafes to explore. The best bit of Utrecht

Thank 991udayt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended Utrecht by a Dutch friend. A highlight was a series of walk along the canals. Beautifully preserved buildings. Small cafes, museums and parks all worth a visit

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The canals in Utrecht are nice and cosy. On the background te carillon of the Domtower. I love it!!! All those terraces at the canal dockyards.

Thank René P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like all cities with multiple water displays, whether canals, rivers, lakes or waterfalls, Utrecht has quite a few canals that identify with a general feature throughout the Netherlands, and transform its downtown/old town a favorite go to-spot for visitors and locals alike.

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Christine L
June 12, 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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mizadisti
April 28, 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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May 3, 2016|
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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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