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Boat trip Utrecht
Wharf cellars along the canals full of cafes and terraces

Utrecht is the bustling and beating heart of the Netherlands, an ancient university city built around the Domtoren. Utrecht is known for its city center with wharf cellars along the canals full of cafes and terraces on the water.

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Boat trip Utrecht
5 Quarters

Sailing through the canals you will see the old wharf cellars, special facades and bridges and while walking you will discover the narrow alleys. The Utrecht city center consists of five city quarters. Each quarter has its own atmosphere and character. Discover the Museum Quarter, City Hall Quarter, University Quarter, Vredenburg Quarter and Dom Quarter in Utrecht.

Boat trip Utrecht

The iconic Dom Tower is the symbol of Utrecht and at 112.32 meters it is the highest church tower in the Netherlands. There are no fewer than 64 bells in the Dom Tower. At a height of 49 meters you will find the 14 bells and at a height of 70 meters is the carillon of the Cathedral. Together they form the voice of the Dom Tower that can be heard throughout the city center.

In the Winkel van Utrecht / VVV on Domplein you can find tourist information, gifts and typical Utrecht and Dutch souvenirs.

Boat trip Utrecht
Hoog Ca­thari­j­ne

Hoog Catharijne is Utrecht’s own indoor shopping mall, located in the center. Here you can visit more than 90 stores seven days a week. You will find well-known fashion chains, small boutiques and cozy restaurants here.

Boat trip Utrecht
Riet­veld Schro­der­house

The Rietveld Schröder House is the architectural highlight of the De Stijl art movement. The house was designed in 1924 by the Utrecht architect and designer Gerrit Rietveld, commissioned by widow Truus Schröder. The house was not only designed but also furnished by Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964).

Rietveld Schröderhuis (collectie Centraal Museum, Utrecht). Fotografie Stijn Poelstra.

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