|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$1.29|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$49.39|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$127.71|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$42.26|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$108.47|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$16.95|
Utrecht is an important city in the Netherlands and is the fourth most populous city in the country. Due to the fact that the city has many students inside its borders, Utrecht has a special atmosphere, like a major metropolis. Its population is very diverse, with people coming from all around the world. The mix of Asians, Afro-Americans, Indians, Caucasians, or Latin is making the tourist to feel like they are traveling to a global city. The flights to Utrecht will bring you right in the middle a city full of coffee places, good and various restaurants, night clubs and many places where you can have a lot of fun. Utrecht's nice historic center has a most special feature in that its long canals have a lower level of the water. Several are used today as a place where restaurants and cafes are built.
Travel to Utrecht is an easy task for everyone. You can reach the city by plane, car or by train. There is a train every half an hour that connects the Utrecht Central Station to Amsterdam Central Station, a 25-minute journey. For a ticket you can go right to the station or you can book online a ticket. It is not possible to buy a ticket from the train.
Dom Tower and Dom Church. It's very hard to miss the Dom Tower, which at 368 feet it is the tallest tower of a church in the Netherlands. You should not miss the unique Gothic church named the Dom Church. These two were once connected to each other by a central nave, which collapsed during a storm in 1673 and was never restored. Instead of it the Domplein took its place. For a lovely panorama of the city you can climb the 465 steps.
The city has several unique characteristics. One of those are the channels, that have on both sides pedestrian areas for retailers, restaurants, cafes and many other stores. They can enjoy the fresh air drinking a coffee or eat a cake at the De Oude Muntkelder, located to the Werftheater. For those who love good food, they can find several popular restaurants with Dutch, International, Mediterranean or Asian menus.
This is the oldest municipal museum in the country and has a predilection for what is new: besides its Old Masters paintings, it also exhibits a large variety of 20th-century Dutch applied and visual arts. It also administers two main attractions: the Dick Bruna House, located opposite of its front entrance, that features the creation of the world-renowned author who created the rabbit Miffy and the Rieveld Schröder House.
Cheap flights to Utrecht will make it easy for you to discover this museum that is unique in Europe. The tourists can enjoy a global view of the Australian native art. There are several permanent collections, as long as temporary exhibits. Each school is represented, introducing the visitors into this elusive form of art.
There are many restaurants in Utrecht where anyone, no matter the part of the world he is coming from can eat better. If you are in the mood you can try the Dutch food. But there are also several restaurants with German and Mediterranean food, including Greek dishes.
The Winkel van Sinkel changes its menu during the day. In the morning, the first floor of this fine restaurant is a famous lunchroom and a cafe, but in the afternoon it becomes a meeting place at downstairs for many artists.
The Stadskasteel Oudaen is another restaurant situated in the downtown. This 14th-century stadskasteel is part microbrewery, part classic French restaurant, and part cafe.
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