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Address: Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Wander for hours

We were lucky to have really good weather so wandered for hours. Great vibe, great restaurants, very clean and so friendly. I would recommend this city to everyone, we loved it!

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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were lucky to have really good weather so wandered for hours. Great vibe, great restaurants, very clean and so friendly. I would recommend this city to everyone, we loved it!

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Ankara
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99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most of the bars and restaurants are in this area.It would be a goad idea to walk around and food&drink after.

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Thank Tygr K
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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527 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hardly amsterdam but the canal area in the centre with lots of bars and food options is really nice and on a warm evening really does make utrecht a cool place

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Taoyuan
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149 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Right in the middle of the city center of Utrecht. During the sunny day, family and young man gather here. Very nice place to spend couple hours.

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Vienna, Virginia
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149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The canal area is on two levels: at canal-level are restaurants where you can sit outside and people watch. The upper level has more restaurants and shops and pedestrian traffic. It reminds me of the Riverwalk in San Antonio. We went on a boat tour as well, which is a relaxing way to experience the city

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167 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After the intensity of Amsterdam, Utrecht was a welcome respite. Relatively clean, without the pressure of Amsterdam but charming. The canal area has many small boutique shops and the entire area has an historic charm.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The canal area is just so beautiful. I love walking around here, especially by night! All the lights, the people, the restaurants and bars near the water.. Must see!

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice and relaxing walk. Lovely restaurants, cafes and stores. Near other attractions like the Dom Tower.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must-see location! Utrecht city centre has a very special and charming atmosphere. The are is lovely and very romantic.

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Munich, Germany
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279 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprise...canals! Utrecht, just like every cities in the Netherlands is full of canals. Utrecht is a lovely (very) small city not that far from Amsterdam. The city looks like Amsterdam, but with an older feeling even though it's a university city.

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