Utrecht Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Utrecht

  • 1. Dom church and tower

    The Domtower is 112 meter high, and more than 600 years old. Between the tower and the church is a square. This is quite unusual, normally the tower is a part of the church. The tower was separated...

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  • 2. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. Surrounding area

    Kastel de Haar is one of hollands small secrets. i had been living in holland for around 6 months when i received a "gift card" from work for christmas where i could choose an activity or item for a...

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  • 6. Old architecture

    The best thing to do is wander around Utrecht. You can see the Dom Tower from every angle in the city. The Domtoren is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112.5 metres (368 feet) in...

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  • 7. Churches

    The Maria church was one of the five Roman Churches build in the city of Utrecht in the 11th Century on an initiative of emperor Hendrik IV and bisschop Koenraad. In 1844 the church was demolished;...

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  • 8. Only On December 5th!

    Whilst the Dutch do, these days, celebrate Christmas Day on the 25th a far more important festive tradition is observed on December 5th, the day before the...

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  • 9. Pandhof Garden and Gothic Gargoyles

    Tucked away between the Domkerk and the University's administrative centre is a cloistered parterre garden dating from the late 14th, early 15th centuries. This...

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  • 10. The Jelling Rune Stone

    This chunk of carved sandstone on the Domplein, just outside the entrance to the Pandhof Garden of the Domkerk, was a gift to Utrecht in 1936 by Denmark to...

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  • 11. The Sculptor At Work

    Housed in a grand Medieval monastery the Catherijneconvent Museum showcases the Netherlands' Christian art and history from the middle ages to the present day....

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  • 12. Beer Heaven.

    As you might have guessed from the line on my homepage, I am quite fond of a beer now and again (and again and again!). When i went to this place to meet some...

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  • 13. A great cafe / bar.

    With so many really good bars and cafes in Utrecht, it almost seems churlish to single out one for particular mention, but I really enjoyed this place. the...

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  • 14. Quick one before the train?

    I always like to know where I can grab a quick beer either before I travel, or having arrived somewhere, and I make a point of finding the nearest watering hole...

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  • 15. Plants and Flowers

    Utrecht seems to be a town where the citizins take much proud in having nice plants and flowers at the smallest spots possible.In some areas there is some more...

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  • 16. One day in Utrecht

    If I would go to Utrecht for one day I would do the following:I would breakfast or brunch in De Bakkerswinkel. Corner of de Plompentorengracht and de...

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  • 17. Nijntje Pleintje

    The Nijntje Pleintje is a small square bearing the name of Nijntje, a creation of writer Dick Bruna. The statue of Nijntje is made by Marc Bruna, Dick's son....

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  • 18. Art Installations

    There are lovely art installations throughout the city. The best one I saw was the LED circles installed on streets--one in particular off Utrecht Centrum to...

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  • 19. Cafe Olivier - Ideal For An Afternoon Beer!

    Cafe Olivier is one of the city's most interesting bars. Housed in a former church (that of Mary Minor) this is a self-styled Belgian Beer Cafe offering seven...

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  • 20. Utrecht City Tours, guided walking tours

    Utrecht City Tours offers guided walking tours in English through the historic centre of Utrecht. From only 5 euro per person, no reservation required and,...

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  • 21. Stadskasteel Oudaen- Brewery & More...........

    This is an example of a 13th century Castle, located right in Urecht city. It had a rich history of Knights of old, before becoming an old folk's home, and now...

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  • 22. SATURDAY FLOWER MARKET

    This market is held under nice shady trees in the city centre. Stalls are also alongside the Canal. Here you will find plants for the garden, and heaps of...

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  • 23. Conservatory

    As we walked past the conservatory, we heard lovely music. Must have been some of the students practicing or maybe even doing their final exam. The lovely...

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  • 24. City Hall

    As you walk along the Oude gracht you will eventually get to Utrecht's CityHall which dates back to the 13th century and can only be viewed on a guided...

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  • 25. Singing in the rain

    When it rains and you cannot do much, you can always walk down the road with your little umbrella and start singing ....... I'm singing in the rain ..... Yes...

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