Travelers going to Utrecht in search of new experiences and exciting entertainment won’t be disappointed. The most amazing and unusual entertainment center of the city is a miniature park Madurodam. The most interesting sights of the country are recreated there in 1:25 scale. The park occupies a rather impressive space - about 18,000 square kilometers; it will take more than one day to inspect its vast territory.
In Utrecht there is the oldest religious building in the Netherlands; the first mention of the Cathedral (Domkerk) dates back to the 7th century. The ancient religious building was severely damaged...
Shopping enthusiasts will be delighted by colorful local markets; the most interesting is located in Vredenburg. It works few days a week; at the market you can buy a variety of souvenirs and trinkets. In warmer months, fine flower fairs and Oudegracht Janskerkhof offering luxurious fragrant bouquets work on Saturdays.
Most stores and shopping complexes would be found in Oudegracht, Neude and Vredeburg; there are elite clothing stores, stylish boutiques and highly specialized trade pavilions among them. Those who are used to do shopping in large-scale malls are recommended to go to Wilhelminapark, the largest shopping center of the city. Not far from the train station there is an attractive shopping center, Hoog Catharijne; it is ready to offer visitors a wide range of products of different price categories.
If you have already seen Amsterdam, you are ready for the fourth largest city of the Netherlands – Utrecht!At first sight you may think that you have come to one more big crowded city, full of...
In addition to exploring many shops, holidaymakers have an opportunity to enjoy the splendor of local parks. A city is great for hiking and biking, anyway, boat trips along local channels are more popular among tourists. A significant portion of residents are students, so the nightlife of Utrecht is very rich and diverse.
Fans of club music and noisy discos will appreciate the Monza club; one of its main distinguishing features is a huge dance floor. Taking a break from the loud music, visitors can pop into the cozy bar serving a decent selection of beers and cocktails. The stylish club Stadscafé Heerenplein has become the actual venue for popular DJs. There is always trendy music and a huge selection of treats for guests. It is worth noting that among club’s visitors there are lots of tourists, so travelers from other cities and countries would feel very comfortable.