15 Sights in Utrecht, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Utrecht, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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1. Domkerk

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St. Martin's Cathedral, Utrecht, or Dom Church, 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.

Wikipedia: St. Martin's Cathedral, Utrecht (EN), Description

2. Domtoren

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The Dom Tower of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112.5 metres (368 feet) in height. It is considered the symbol of Utrecht. The tower was part of St. Martin's Cathedral, also known as the Dom Church, and was built between 1321 and 1382, to a design by John of Hainaut. The cathedral was never fully completed due to lack of money. Since the unfinished nave collapsed in 1674, the Dom tower has been a freestanding tower. The tower stands at the spot where the city of Utrecht originated almost 2,000 years ago.

Wikipedia: Dom Tower of Utrecht (EN)

3. Joods Monument Utrecht

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The Jewish monument in Utrecht is a memorial for the Jewish victims of the Second World War from Utrecht. More than 1600 people were deported in 1942 and 1943, only four hundred of them returned. Until 2015, Utrecht was the only large city in the Netherlands without a Jewish monument, other than the statue of Anne Frank on the Janskerkhof and a memorial stone in the Jewish cemetery. The monument was unveiled on October 29, 2015 by Mayor Jan van Zanen.

Wikipedia: Joods monument (Utrecht) (NL), Website, Description

4. Museum Speelklok

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Museum Speelklok is a museum in The Netherlands in the city of Utrecht specializing in self-playing musical instruments. Since 1984, it has been housed in the centre of Utrecht in a former church called Buurkerk. Among the instruments on display are music boxes, musical clocks, pianolas, barrel organs and a turret clock with a carillon, most of which are still able to play for visitors. The word speelklok means musical clock.

Wikipedia: Museum Speelklok (EN), Website

5. Holy Trinity Church

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The Holy Trinity Church is an Anglican parish church in the Utrecht district of Oudwijk on the Van Limburg Stirumplein near the Van Limburg Stirumstraat, dedicated to the Holy Trinity. The first stone was laid on November 9, 1911 by the Anglican bishop for Northern Europe Herbert Bury. A year later the first church service was held and eventually the church was inaugurated on 2 June 1913.

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Church (Utrecht) (NL), Website

6. Houtzaagmolen De Ster

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Houtzaagmolen De Ster Original uploader was Hans de Kroon at nl.wikipedia / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Houtzaagmolen De Ster is the center of the Molenerf De Ster, the only completely preserved wood sawmiller in the Netherlands. Molenerf De Ster consists of the windmill with sawmill, the miller's house, two servant houses and three wood-dry-sheds. The top of the mill reaches up to 20 meters. The blades are another 9 meters above. The star can be seen from far in the circumference.

Wikipedia: Houtzaagmolen De Ster (NL)

7. Blijde Boodschapkerk

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The Merry Messenger Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in a ward in the Dutch city of Utrecht. The church is dedicated to the message of happiness. In 2003, after the merger, the church was withdrawn from its liturgy until the Sundae parish overfought. However, since 2005, the church has been put back into use by Chinese Christians and retains the name of the church.

Wikipedia: Blijde Boodschapkerk (Utrecht) (NL)

8. Buurkerk

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The Buurkerk is a former church building in Utrecht (city), Netherlands on the Buurkerkhof. The building is the location of the Museum Speelklok, and the entrance is on the Steenweg. It is one of the medieval parish churches of Utrecht, along with the Jacobikerk, the Nicolaïkerk and the Geertekerk.

Wikipedia: Buurkerk (EN)

9. Watertoren Utrecht Amsterdamsestraatweg

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The Amsterdamsestraatweg Water Tower is located in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The water tower was built at Amsterdamsestraatweg 380 in 1916, in the style of the Amsterdam School. It became derelict in 1986 and was repeatedly squatted before its redevelopment into apartments began in 2020.

Wikipedia: Amsterdamsestraatweg Water Tower (EN)

10. Nikkelen Nelis (Wim Sonneveld)

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Willem "Wim" Sonneveld was a Dutch cabaret artist and singer. Together with Toon Hermans and Wim Kan, he is considered to be one of the 'Great Three' of Dutch cabaret. Sonneveld is generally viewed as a Dutch cultural icon for his work and legacy in theatre, musicals and music.

Wikipedia: Wim Sonneveld (EN)

11. Sint-Rafaëlkerk

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The Sint-Rafaëlkerk is a church building of the Roman Catholic Church in the Overvecht district in the Dutch city of Utrecht. The church stands on the corner of the Lichtenberchdreef with the Neckardreef and on the edge of the park De Watertoren.

Wikipedia: Sint-Rafaëlkerk (Utrecht) (NL)

12. TivoliVredenburg

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The TivoliVredenburg is a contemporary music complex located in Utrecht, Netherlands. The venue consists of five halls designed acoustically for a specific music genre. Along with its hall, the venue also features an "amateur stage" and a cafe.

Wikipedia: TivoliVredenburg (EN), Website

13. watertoren Utrecht Lauwerhof

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The water tower at the Lauwerhof in the city center of Utrecht is a water tower that dates from the end of the 19th century. It is a national monument. For more than 25 years, the Waterleidingmuseum was housed in this water tower.

Wikipedia: Watertoren (Utrecht Lauwerhof) (NL)

14. Theater Kikker

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Theater Kikker is a theater on the Ganzenmarkt in the city center of Utrecht. The theatre has two halls in which a mixture of contemporary theatre and modern dance is performed. Frog works a lot with volunteers.

Wikipedia: Theater Kikker (NL), Website

15. Watertoren Utrecht (Heuveloord)

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The water tower between the Heuveloord and the Vaartsche Rijn on the Jutpaseweg in Tolsteeg was built between 1906 and 1907 and is 37 meters high. It was the third tower of the Utrecht Waterleiding Maatschappij.

Wikipedia: Watertoren (Utrecht Heuveloord) (NL), Description


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