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Canals area, Utrecht

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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. Put Canals area on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Utrecht vacation planner.
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  • Take in the summer have a water bike and Utrecht from the Canal. You will then see the city as you have not seen before. Insanely beautiful! And then after the water cycling on the yard at one of the many restaurants to eat. Guaranteed to be a wonderful day.
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  • Charming, cozy and great for a day out during the week many students, but despite the crowds a positive energy!!
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  • Like Herman Bade once sang as I on top of the Dom STA. and see ff to beneee. You'll then see how beautiful our canals are and how attractive you can grab a terrace.
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