Things to Do in Utrecht

Often called the New Amsterdam, Utrecht Has become a major Dutch tourist attraction. Its European flare appeals to everyone - history buffs, museum hounds, shoppers, architectural lovers and cyclists. Best of all, it's easy to get to for those traveling both internationally and those already in the Netherlands. 

Utrecht is an ancient city with many structures dating to the Middle Ages. Its cobbled streets and cozy cafes combine to make a great tourist destination. It bypassed Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age, it was the most important city in the country. Today, this metropolis or resurging 300,000+ hosts Utrecht University, the largest in the country. Visitors will find many appealing things to do in this beautiful city.


These are five must-dos for tourists visiting Utrecht:

Canal Tours.
Historic canals and canals are one of the most interesting things to do in the Netherlands. Historic facades or wharf-side houses, centuries old trees, and sculpted tableaux. Visitors can book cruises or brave the canals by canoe, rowboat, or pedal boat. 

Miffy Museum
Children love discovering this miniature world as they play. Author Dick Bruna featured Miffy, a girl with a need for exploring the world, as the main character in 32 picture books. Each museum room is dedicated to a different topic, such as going to the zoo or baking a cake.

Dom Tower
The tallest belfry in The Netherlands, it dominates a stunning cityscape. Its 13 bells weigh between 880 and 18,000 pounds, and produce a magnificent sound. Visitors who are brave enough to climb the tower's 465 stairs are rewarded with a spectacular view.

Anyone who loves a great ride on a bike will be awed by the spidery network of cycling paths in Utrecht. After traveling around the city, cyclists can enjoy the stunning surrounding landscape.

The Markets
Shoppers can visit a market every day. This is something that's Particularly popular with tourists looking for things to do in Holland are the manufactures and the flower markets. The Vredenburg market is the largest general market in the city and sells goods, ranging from bread to belts and electronics.

For a great place to stay, visitors will want to check out Eekhoornnest Bungalow , All which is centrally located to many of the outstanding attractions Utretcht has to offer.

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