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Utrecht center

From lovely canals to imposing monuments, discover Utrecht's true secret

120 min
3.79 mile
Family (3-6)

About this walking route

Utrecht is the capital of the similarly named province and is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands. It received city rights as early as 1122 and is over 900 years old! It is a typical student city, which creates a lively and bustling atmosphere. In the heart of the city is the famous Dom Tower, the highest church tower in the Netherlands. You can admire it during the audio tour through the city. You will also see Vredenburg, Huis Zoudenbalch, the Academy Building and the Utrecht Town Hall. Can you discover the legend of Bishop Willibrord? Or will you be distracted by the many canals and convivial streets? Utrecht has something for everyone and is a wonderful city for a guided tour.

Highlights of the walk

  • 1.
    Dom Tower
  • 2.
  • 3.
    House Zoudenbalch
  • 4.
    Utrecht’s canals
  • 5.
    Bishop Willibrord
  • 6.