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Utrecht top 10

 

A list with the top 10 things to do in Utrecht. The Utrecht top 10 covers the most famous places of Utrecht, the best tourist attractions of Utrecht and best experiences. Admission fees are for adults, children usually pay less. The page about Utrecht has a longer list with nice places and attractions to visit in Utrecht, but if time is limited then try to visit the top 10 of Utrecht attractions.

 


01domutrecht011. Dom Utrecht

The Dom in Utrecht has a tower and church that are separated from each other. This happened in 1674 when a hurricane destroyed a part of the Dom church. The Dom tower is 112 meter high. From the Dom tower you have a beautiful view over Utrecht. Dom tower tickets with guided tour: €9,-. Dom tower website.

 

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2. Neude Utrecht

Neude is the main square in Utrecht. Neude was an important market place in the past. Nowadays Neude square is a popular place to go for a drink or meal. Certainly in summer there are many terraces.

 

02Architectuur053. Rietveld Schröder huis

The Rietveld Schröder House was built in 1924 and designed by the Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld. The Rietveld Schröder House is one of the best examples of De Stijl-achitecture. Nowadays the Rietveld Schröder house is a museum and it is listed as World Heritage Site since 2000. Rietveld Schröder House tickets: €14,-. Reservations need to be made prior to visiting! Rietveld Schröder house website.

 

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4. Spoorwegmuseum Utrecht

The Spoorwegmuseum (Railway museum) in Utrecht is established in 1927. The Spoorwegmuseum was housed in the Maliebaan Station. The new building has four worlds and a large collection of trains. Spoorwegmuseum tickets: €16,-. Spoorwegmuseum website

 

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5. Oudegracht Utrecht

The Oudegracht (old canal) runs through the centre of Utrecht. The Oudegracht has wharfs below street level. Restaurants are housed in many of these wharfs along the Oudegracht. A very cosy place to go for a drink or meal.

 

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6. Museum Catharijneconvent Utrecht

The Museum Catharijneconvent in Utrecht is the national museum of religious art. The Museum Catharijneconvent has an extensive collection of objects from Middle Ages to present. The collection includes images, paintings, clothing and objects in gold and silver. Dutch painting is represented by works by Rembrandt and Frans Hals. Museum Catharijneconvent tickets: €12,-. Museum Catharijneconvent website.

 

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7. Geldmuseum Utrecht

The Geldmuseum (money museum) in Utrecht is established in 2007. The Geldmuseum shows in interactive presentations how people use money and there also is a large collection. The Geldmuseum is housed in the building of de Nederlandse Munt Het Nederlands Muntmuseum. Geldmuseum tickets: €9,-.

 

01Utrecht28. Jaarbeurs Utrecht

Jaarbeurs Utrecht is an exhibition and convention center next to Utrecht Station. Jaarbeurs Utrecht is well-known because of large events like the Holiday Fair, Careerevent, KamaSutra and concerts like Energy and Armin Only. Jaarbeurs Utrecht website.

 

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9. Oudegracht aan de Werf

Oudegracht aan de Werf is the street opposite of Oudegracht. Oudegracht aan de Werf is one of the main shopping streets in Utrecht. There also are many restaurants and cafe located along Oudegracht aan de Werf.

 

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10. Janskerk Utrecht

The Janskerk in Utrecht was built around 1040 and is located east of Neude square. The Janskerk was largely identical with the Pieterskerk and Paulusabdij. The Janskerk has a Gothic tomb.