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Private Tour: Half Day Guided Amsterdam Bike Tour
"After getting a brief introduction about the city and the route to follow we will head towards the Vondelpark. On the tour you will also get to visit the area museums squares and many other places which will simply take your breath away. The tour would highlight 3 main stops: Between art and HistoryThe tour will start from Dam Square and after a brief history about the historic square the royal palace and the church we will head towards the train station. On the way you will also get to have a cup of the finest Italian coffee. Next we will ride toward the famous canals of Amsterdam and the Anne Frank museum. You will also get to have a closer look at the buildings there. Squares and parks of AmsterdamNex which is famous for its nightlife and busy restaurants. From there we head toward huge Vondelpark which is spread on more than 40 hectares. Moreover we will also visit the museum there and see the famous Amsterdam.Markets and Red LightOur tour will also take us to the Biggest and most known market of the city
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Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour
"You’ll be picked up from your Amsterdam hotel or Dam Square at your pre-determined time and taken to the tour starting point. This tour can be taken in English French German Spanish or Portuguese; simply advise at the time of booking which language you prefer.Start with a tram ride to the Jordaan district a former working class area that’s now an upscale hub full of students art galleries specialty shops and markets
From EUR50.00
 
Half-Day Tour of Red Light District and Jordaan District with Private Guide in Amsterdam
"Discover Amsterdam on this half-day walking tour with a private guide. Start off with the Red Light District explore the atmospheric streets and learn about the coffee shop culture the prostitution history the political issues and the city's history. Walk through the narrowest street of Amsterdam see one of the first coffee shops and condom shops in the world.Next head to the famous Jordaan district
From EUR94.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Utrecht

Do drink enough!!!

For years, we have all been told of the importance of water. The general guideline has been to drink 2 liter of water each day. For a person who is not living an active lifestyle this may be enough,...
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Jerelis
Sep 23, 2013

Reading a map!

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do men's and women's brains do...
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Jerelis
Sep 23, 2013

Never on a Monday

Be advised that Monday is not the best day to visit Utrecht. We were very disappointed to discover that the Music Box to Street Organ Museum and all the other museums, including the Catherijnkerk...
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Rixie
Dec 31, 2005

Warning-No curtains!

I was so surprised when looking at houses and apartments in Utrecht, most of them do not have curtains and you can practically have a very detailed look of what's going on inside evrybody's flat!...
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draguza
Aug 17, 2005

Rats all over!

In Utrecht I was staying in a student residence, the rooms were new and modern but in at least each building there were rats!! I even saw one once, I was so scared! I told the administrator but...
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draguza
Aug 12, 2005

Horrible weather!

I am sorry for all you Dutch people reading this but in Utrecht I experienced the worst weather ever! Some days it was sooo windy I could not even open the door, there were literally "hurricanes"If...
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draguza
Aug 12, 2005
 
 
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Bicycles!!!!

Utrecht is full of bicycles..... they do have special lanes for them, but in the heart of town they appear to multiply and occupy every possible space... the stationary ones are fine, but they are...
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Suet
Oct 18, 2004

Sunday shopping

Don't forget that in Utrecht the shops are only open on the first sunday of the month.. And prevent standing in Utrecht for visitng a very good friend that just had a baby and unable to buy a...
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Mique
Jul 18, 2003

The seedy part of town

Utrecht is not a particularly dangerous city. Only the central station area is a bit seedy. Especially at the back of the station you are likely to encounter a few drug-addicts, but they're in the...
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OlafS
Apr 22, 2003

If you take you own bike, watch out!

As I explained in the transportation section Utrecht is nice to see by bike, as the whole Netherlands are. But if you take your own bike you have to be very carefull! Take a big, good lock with you....
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miedje
Feb 21, 2003

As in any big city, just be...

As in any big city, just be aware of your properties, and don't let anyone disguard you by asking for your attention!
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nighthawk
Sep 12, 2002

At night you don't want to be...

At night you don't want to be in small streets or suburbs. And also: watch out when going to places/restaurants downstairs next to the canals when it snows or freezes. The stairs, pavements and...
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sandravdp
Sep 07, 2002

HA! I wasn't scared for a second

I am scared of everything. I never had a second all alone in the Nl when I was afraid. My friends gave me a few tips, watch the kids on Vespas, they might grab your bag, keep your wallet in your bag...
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seabree1001
Sep 07, 2002

We were asked to meet at the...

We were asked to meet at the meeting point at Utrecht Central Station. Good thinking as it was easy to find.But we discussed that it was maybe better, next time, to meet in a pub or coffeehouse. And...
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meetings
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Utrecht

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Geertebolwerk 1, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3511 XA, The Netherlands
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Arienslaan 1, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3573, The Netherlands
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Jaarbeursplein 24, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3521 AR, The Netherlands
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Floraweg 25, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3542 DX, The Netherlands
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Janskerhof 10, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3512 BL, The Netherlands
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Bizetlaan 1, Utrecht, Utrecht, 3533 KC, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Utrecht

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Dom church and tower

The Dom van Utrecht (or Domkerk), or St. Martin's Cathedral was the cathedral of the diocese of Utrecht during the Middle Ages. Once the country's largest church and only cathedral it has been a...
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Canals

If you want a nice and comfortable way to view the old city of Utrecht? Take the boattour on the canals. A guide will tell you about the history and buildings. If you like boat trips, there are...
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Museums

In English it is called the Railway museum. The Railway excist 175 years in the Netherlands. At the Railway museum you will find various old trains. There are various themes at the museum: The...
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Surrounding area

This is a museum about the Roman history of Utrecht. It outside the city centre, so you'll need a bike, car or public transport to visit this free exhibition. The eyecatcher of the museum is an...
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Museum Van Speelklok tot Pierement

It was quite some time ago when I visited the museum, but I have to say that all aspects are impressive. The range of automatic instruments from small musical boxes to huge dance organs, the way the...
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Old architecture

Sint Elisabeth Gasthuis orphanage was founded in 1491 and the first location was at the present Vredenburg. In 1582 the orphanage move to the former cloister of St. Augustine. From 1796 the...
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"Utrecht"
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Mique

"Utrecht - superb city to live in and/or to explore"
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pieter_jan_v

"ULTRAJECTUM (as the Romans called it)"
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johngayton

"As It Turned Out - Well Worth A Visit AND Now Two!"
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"Right in the middle."
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