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Best of Utrecht Guide

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Utrecht
This ancient and historic city houses many buildings going back to the early Middle Ages. Until it was overtaken by Amsterdam in the Dutch Golden age, Utrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands. It was and still is the See of the Archbishop of Utrecht, the most important Catholic leader in the Netherlands. The University of Utrecht is the largest in the Netherlands. One of the unique features of the city is the wharf system in its inner canals. Before the city was fully canalized, parts of the Rhine River flowed through the city center. Most prominent of the historic buildings is the Gothic Cathedral of Saint Martin, the construction of which lasted for almost 200 year, beginning in 1254.

All things to do » Things to do

Canals area
Canals area
Attraction type: Historic Walking Areas
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Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum)
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Dom Tower
Dom Tower
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers
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Museum Speelklok ( Nationaal Museum van Speelklok tot Pierement)
Museum Speelklok ( Nationaal Museum van Speelklok tot Pierement)
Attraction type: Children's Museums; Specialty Museums; History Museums
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Rietveld Schroder House
Rietveld Schroder House
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Meneer Smakers
Meneer Smakers
Ranked #1 of 321 Restaurants in Utrecht
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Restaurant Podium
Restaurant Podium
Ranked #2 of 321 Restaurants in Utrecht
Price: $44 - $70
Cuisines: Contemporary, International
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Blauw
Blauw
Ranked #3 of 321 Restaurants in Utrecht
Price: $25 - $175
Cuisines: Indonesian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Bagels & Beans
Bagels & Beans
Ranked #4 of 321 Restaurants in Utrecht
Cuisines: Bagels
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
De keuken van Thijs
De keuken van Thijs
Ranked #5 of 321 Restaurants in Utrecht
Price: $3 - $8
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Healthy
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Delivery

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Bed and Breakfast Sophie
Bed and Breakfast Sophie
$44 - $82 (EUR 35 - 65)
Ranked #9 of 23 Utrecht B&B and Inns

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Mercure Utrecht Nieuwegein
4.0 of 5
Mercure Utrecht Nieuwegein
$66 - $148
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Nieuwegein
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Van der Valk Hotel Houten
4.0 of 5
Van der Valk Hotel Houten
$97 - $257
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Houten
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Appartement Maurits
Appartement Maurits
$123 - $157 (EUR 97 - 124)
Ranked #3 of 23 Utrecht B&B and Inns
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Sionskameren
Sionskameren
$103 - $139 (EUR 81 - 110)
Ranked #4 of 23 Utrecht B&B and Inns
Star Lodge Hotels
3.0 of 5
Star Lodge Hotels
$95 - $147
Ranked #3 of 21 Hotels in Utrecht
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Rosendael
4.0 of 5
Rosendael
$136 - $148
Ranked #2 of 23 Utrecht B&B and Inns
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Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht
5.0 of 5
Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht
$174 - $371
Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Utrecht
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Hotel Mitland
4.0 of 5
Hotel Mitland
$101 - $219
Ranked #4 of 21 Hotels in Utrecht
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