If there’s one city in the Netherlands that has an abundance of beautiful classic sights to see, it’s Utrecht. From the Dom Tower through to the popular canals like the Oudegracht are worth a day trip in the Dom City.
NeudeThe square in Utrecht where many large festivals and events are organized is the Neude. During the annual Kingsday, for example, the square is colored orange all around. Distinctive characteristics of the square are the rectangular shape that comes together in a point and the [...] Continue reading about Neude.
ZocherparkThe Zocherpark is, as the name already suggests, designed by J.D. Zocher around the old city center at request by the mayor of Utrecht. With the task to turn the defense works into a park, J.D. Zocher started in 1828 with the result the current [...] Continue reading about Zocherpark.
Varying from the Railway Museum to the Central Museum, if you’re interested in history of any kind you’re sure to have a great experience. Also art lovers and Miffy fans will definitely enjoy their visit to Utrecht.
Centraal MuseumThe Centraal Museum in Utrecht really has something fro everybody. From Rietveld to miffy, abstract art to designs by Victor & Rolf, the collections are so diverse that you're sure to have enough to see during your visit. Where the internet made the viewing audience [...] Continue reading about Centraal Museum.
Rietveld Schröder HouseWe've already mentioned Utrecht being the birth town of Gerrit Rietveld, but did you know there is actually a Rietveld Schröder House designed by this famous Utrecht-born artist? The house from 1924 largely consists of horizontal and vertical planes and is listed on the UNESCO [...] Continue reading about Rietveld Schröder House.
The central location of Utrecht has another benefits, besides it being easy to get to, it is surrounded on all sides by interesting sights to see. From the New Dutch Water Line to the De Haar castle and not to forget the nature reserves closeby. You’re guaranteed not to get bored exploring the sights nearby Utrecht.
De Haar CastleThe De Haar Castle in Haarzuilens is worth every minute of the 45 minute trip from Utrecht Central Station. This castle is one of the best maintained ones in the Netherlands and designed by the same architect that designed the Rijksmuseum and Central Station in [...] Continue reading about De Haar Castle.
New Dutch Water LineThe New Dutch Water line is a piece of land that served as defense against invasions when the land was covered with water. No surprise then that the technique of putting the land under water as a defense against invaders worked successfully numerous times in [...] Continue reading about New Dutch Water Line.