Aan de rand van het Nationaal Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug ligt Bezoekerscentrum De Boswerf, een prachtige, groene locatie middenin het Zeisterbos. Kinderen kunnen zich uitleven in het natuurspeelbos. Het Bezoekerscentrum beschikt over een kleine, gezellige horeca, terras, kleine beestjestuin, eetbare voorbeeldtuin, bloemen- en kruidentuin en een bijenstal.
Centraal Museum Utrecht Het Centraal Museum verrijkt je met kunst en cultuur uit de wereld van Utrecht. Van Rietveld tot de Utrechtse Caravaggisten, van Dick Bruna tot Moesman en van Viktor & Rolf tot het eeuwenoude Utrechtse schip. Een museum waar je altijd geïnspireerd vandaan komt.
Discover 2000 years of Utrecht history underneath the Dom square. Explore the archaeological finds, that date back up to the Roman Castellum ‘Trajectum’, with an interactive flashlight. Walking through the huge pillar foundations of the medieval Gothic Dom Cathedral, history literally springs to life.
Utrecht (/ ˈ juː t r ɛ k t /; Dutch pronunciation: ( listen)) is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht. It is located in the eastern corner of the Randstad conurbation and is the fourth largest city in the Netherlands with a population of 345,080 in 2017.
The green Julianapark is one of the oldest city parks in Utrecht. Situated on Amsterdamse Straatweg in Utrecht’s Zuilen district, it is known for its lush planting and the sprawling sunbathing areas. There is a children’s farm, but the chickens are allowed to go about freely.
The sprawling Máximapark is situated in the heart of the Leidsche Rijn district. It is a peaceful yet lively part of Utrecht, a park that is as big as the city centre. This is a meeting place where everyone can exercise, play, walk, cycle, relax, picnic and go out boating to their heart’s content.
Museum Speelklok is one of the typical Dutch sights which is a definite must-see! Museum Speelklok will take you through the wonderful world of self-playing musical instruments, surprising its visitors every day with the cheerful tunes from all corners of the museum. A fun day out in Utrecht for children and adults.
Museum voor het kruideniersbedrijf Het Museum voor het Kruideniers-bedrijf is gevestigd in een klein, vroeg 17e eeuws huisje dat ligt aan een binnenplaats tussen Hoogt en de Lange Jansstraat. Zowel binnen als buiten Hoogt 6 heerst een weldadige rust, waardoor men vanzelf de verleden tijd binnenstapt.
Hotel Nieuwegracht is the smallest hotel in Utrecht and offers 1 room set in the medieval canal cellars which open directly to Utrecht’s famous Nieuwegracht. The room is equipped with flat-screen TV with digital television channels. The room is located in the oval shaped cellars.
Op zaterdag 30 juni a.s. vindt in Utrecht de achtste Open Tuinendag plaats. Zo’n vijftig particuliere tuinen en pandhoven in en rond de Utrechtse binnenstad, waarvan de meeste niet openbaar toegankelijk zijn, openen dan hun poorten voor het publiek.
About Paushuize Paushuize is one of the oldest and most outstanding monuments in the city of Utrecht, with a remarkable history. A variety of beautifully restored period rooms and splendidly decorated salons makes the building one of the most sought-after venues in the Netherlands.
Spoorwegmuseum in Utrecht. The Dutch National Railway Museum (Spoorwegmuseum) is located at Utrecht Maliebaan, just to the east of Utrecht centre. It is one the city's most renowned museums and makes for a great day out - especially for kids and of course any rail enthusiasts.
It should come as no surprise that the Rietveld Schröder House has a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List, along with the Waddenzee and the canals of Amsterdam. This architectural masterpiece, based on the ideals of De Stijl, is unrivaled both within and outside the oeuvre of the Utrecht architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964).
St. Martin's Cathedral, Utrecht, or Dom Church (Dutch: Domkerk), is a Gothic church dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours, which was the cathedral of the Diocese of Utrecht during the Middle Ages. It is the country's only pre-Reformation cathedral, but has been a Protestant church since 1580.
The Pieterskerk (St Peter’s Church) is one of the oldest German-Romanesque churches in the city of Utrecht. It is currently in use as a Walloon Church. History The Pieterskerk was originally a collegiate church, meaning that it was not intended for ordinary citizens, but for Roman-Catholic priests, known as canons.
About Utrecht. Utrecht is the beating heart of the Netherlands. A city with an unparalleled vitality. A medieval city centre small enough to explore on foot. Large enough to enjoy world class festivals, modern architecture, trendy shops and interesting museums for days on end.
The University Museum Utrecht is the science museum of the Netherlands. At the museum, you will experience the differences between science as it is today and how it used to be. By utilising the museum collection, the museum offers insights into the scientific process.
The institution Archives of Utrecht (Dutch: Het Utrechts Archief (HUA)) is a records department in the Dutch City of Utrecht. The Utrecht Archives manages the biggest and richest collection of documents about the history of the city and the province of Utrecht and its towns and people.
The Zocherpark is the green city park that surrounds the historical city centre. Covering a distance of five kilometres, you can enjoy charming walks that will take you past various places of historical interest. History Until the early 19th century, Utrecht was surrounded by medieval city walls.
Zuylen Castle was built around 1520 on top of medieval ruins in the small town of Oud Zuilen, near Utrecht. It was originally surrounded on all sides by water, and only accessible via a bridge. Ultimately, a park was built in English landscape style and a summer house was built in the woods.