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  • 1. Dom church and tower

    The Rune stone at the Domplain at the entrance of the Pandhof was a present of the Denmark for the 300th anniversary of the University of Utrecht in 1936. The stone is a copy of a real stone at the...

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  • 2. Old architecture

    Utrecht has streets full of quite trendy little shops - definitely worth having a wander if you are looking for something special... but postcards are somewhat hard to find! I asked an assistant for...

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  • 3. Canals

    Yet again Oude Gracht, and for good reason. It's got a great selection of restaurants. THE most peaceful place (for me) in the world on a hot summers day. Go for a trip on the water on the canal boat...

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  • 4. Museum Van Speelklok tot Pierement

    Visit the peculiar museum 'Van Speelklok tot Pierement'. The Lowlands are famous for it's carrillons (symphonic churchbells), draaiorgels (streetorgans) and other automatic music-'boxes'. This museum...

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  • 5. Roman Relics

    Utrecht was founded by the Romans. In the pavement of several downtown streets special markings commemorate this, by outlining the original Roman fortress.Map...

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  • 6. The Local Tourist Office

    The VVV Tourist Information Centre is on the Domplein, facing the tower. Here you can get all the information you need regarding things to do, public transport,...

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  • 7. The Utrecht pissoir

    Like Amsterdam Utrecht has its own "krul", but a much modern version.And the local Nijntje symbol stands on top.Unfortunately the Krul is only suited for men....

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  • 8. Local Tourist Office - Where to go?

    The local Utrecht Tourist office (VVV) is located at:Domplein 9 3512 JC UtrechtTel: 0900-1288732Business hours:Mo: Noon - 5PMTu-Sa: 10AM - 5PMSu: Noon -...

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  • 9. Clothes Cleaning

    Since 1862 the DURACO cleaning company is in town at your service to clean clothes.All clothes will be handled in personSelf-service available.The shop is...

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  • 10. Professor F.C. Donders statue

    Since 1921 the Professor F.C. Donders statue is located at the Janskerhof. The sculpture was made by Toon Dupuis.Donders was an eye surgeon.Underneath the...

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  • 11. St. Willibrordus Statue

    In front of the St. Jans Church is a statue of St. Willibrordus, made by sculptor Albert Termote.Plans for the statue were made in 1939, but World War II...

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  • 12. USEFUL LINKS

    Multiple Utrecht linksJAARBEURS infoUtrecht city counselCity map and street finderUtrecht University

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  • 13. Something a bit different

    Utrecht has a large conference center, de Jaarbeurs, situated next to the Central station so the city often hosts large conventions so on your visit you may be...

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  • 14. Winkel van Sinkel

    Very popular cafe/ restaurant/ (with vegetarian/international cuisine!) and also nightlife/music/dancing venue on Oude Gracht, with those well known Grecian?...

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  • 15. Die Nieuwe Gracht

    The New Canal, where no motorised shipping traffic is allowed, was originally dug as a residential canal. The narrow waterway and the lovely houses originating...

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  • 16. Utrecht University

    Of the thirteen universities in the Netherlands, Utrecht University is one of the oldest. Its origin is connected with the city of Utrecht and goes back to the...

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  • 17. Domplein

    On Domplein there are several restaurants/eetcafe's (eetcafe is something between a bar and a restaurant). And of course that means loads of seats outside in...

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  • 18. Enjoying the sunshine

    Utrecht is a city with a wonderful atmosphere...relaxed, easy, enjoying life, sitting outside with coffee and meals, beautiful architecture with really nice...

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  • 19. Utrecht Walk of fame

    Unfortunately I don't remember where exactly it was, but I loved looking at the Walk of Fame in Utrecht. It honours some famous Dutch actors, directores etc,...

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  • 20. Small procession

    Utrecht is still a bishopsdom but i never had given that so much attention. Untill i walked in on a small gathering of clergymen, the bishop himself (Someone...

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  • 21. Nice Walk

    If you want to do some relaxing, some walking and getting away from the city centre..you can easily do that. There is a nice little park alongside the Vaartse...

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  • 22. Ledig Erf

    People refer to this location as Ledig Erf. One of the cafe's is indeed called 't Ledig Erf, the other is called De Poort. Both serve lunch and dinners. And you...

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  • 23. Street scenery

    In Utrecht there are so many hidden nooks, alleyways and general unknown spots that even after having lived there of a couple of years, i can still be very...

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  • 24. My cousin Sasja from Ukraine...

    My cousin Sasja from Ukraine arrived by bus from Budapest at Utrecht(near the station) with his friends (hardrockgroup L.O.B.)1999.Together with some friend...

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  • 25. Utregggggggg!my girlfriend...

    Utregggggggg!my girlfriend Leny lived here a few years and i visited many times, also many regions around Utrecht. Many great places to visit at Utrecht, one...

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