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. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. Museum Van Speelklok tot Pierement

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 8. Dom Under

    The roots of the city of Utrecht lay in the Roman times. These days you can not find many roman remains back in the streets. The remains are far beneath the surface. At the central square Domplein a...

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  • 9. Nijntje Museum

    The Dick Bruna House is no more. As of Feb. 2016 it houses the Nijntje museum with only hands on for kids from 2/6 years. And they can meet Miffy. It is colorful, fun, although only for the kids. They...

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  • 10. Old Ginkgo tree

    Here's a dried leaf from what is said to be Europe's oldest ginkgo tree .. though its reputation is being challenged by a tree in Geetbets (Belgium). Go see if...

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  • 11. Modern architecture - C & A

    Modern architecture, clothing store of C&A, designed by Van der Laan architects. My dad worked for this architectural firm as an overseer of the construction...

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  • 12. TIVOLI

    Tivoli is the newest addition to the music scene in Utrecht. It has a large number of rooms and often has a number of reasonably unknown bands playing meaning...

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  • 13. 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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  • 14. 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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  • 15. 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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  • 16. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 19. 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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  • 20. 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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  • 21. 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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  • 22. 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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  • 23. 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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  • 24. 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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  • 25. 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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