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Canals area, Utrecht

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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Visit Canals area to see the urban waterways the country is known for. The canals in Utrecht are similar to those in Amsterdam and other Dutch cities. Take the stairs down to water level and stroll along the canals. Stop at one of the many restaurants with outdoor seating and enjoy pannekoeken (Dutch pancakes) or other Dutch delicacies. To learn more about the city's history and explore it from a typically Dutch vantage point, take a boat tour. Plan my Utrecht trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • Really lovely to have the opportunity to walk through these old streets, along the canals. So much to see and appreciate. The architecture is lovely, and there are lots of places to post up for a...  more »
  • This is at the older part of Utrecht and is the main tourist attraction. There are lots of restaurants and shops here. A really great experience taking a stroll along the canals and taking in the...  more »
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  • Cute lights set and at the end it’s the canals, pretty interesting!
  • Beautiful canal
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