The 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.
At the Domplein (Dom Square) in Utrecht you first run into the Domkerk and the Domtoren. Two sights you really can't miss when visiting Utrecht. On the square you next find a number of monuments that represent the turbulent history of the square and city. [...] Continue reading about Domplein.
The Janskerkhof (Saint John's Cemetery) in Utrecht goes back to the 11th century when the area was walled and only accessible to the ecclesiastical community. At least one reason for a visit to the square today are the various beautiful 17th and 18th century houses [...] Continue reading about Janskerkhof.
Walking through Utrecht via the Moreelsepark from the station to the city center, passing Mariaplaats (Maria Place) is a given. Named after the former area that belonged to the Mariakerk (Maria Church), the Mariaplaats runs all the way from the Catharijnesingel to the Springweg and [...] Continue reading about Mariaplaats.
Named after the castle that was build at this location in 1528, Vredenburg is inevitable for any visitor coming via public transport. Impossible to miss at the exit of the shopping mall Hoog Catharijne that is attached to the central station. Most interesting days to [...] Continue reading about Vredenburg.