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“A must if you visit Utrecht” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dom Tower

Dom Tower
Domplein 21, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Neude Janskerkhof en Domplein)
+31 (0)30 236 00 10
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Ranked #2 of 49 attractions in Utrecht
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A must if you visit Utrecht”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Climb it, enjoy it...the view is worth all the steps up! Look at all the old streets and canals. Go and have a look yourself ...

Visited October 2013
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We took al steps to the top of the Domtoren and enjoyed the magnificent view. We could see almost 50 miles - we heard that on days the air is dry and skies are clear, the Euromast in Rotterdam is visible. On the way up you can see the rooms in the tower and learn about the history of the Dom (including the part that's no longer there). Loved it! This tower is one of the reasons Lonely Planet voted the city as one of the hidden gems of Europe.

Visited December 2012
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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161 reviews 161 reviews
81 attraction reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“Great views over Utrecht”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The point of this "tour" is to get to the top and enjoy the view. It definitely delivers in that aspect. The views over the city are great and it's also interesting to see the bells en learn a little bit about the history. I am not fit and was able to get to the top without any issues.

Negatives: €9/person is too expensive for the experience. Our group was very large, I think about 30+ people and this slows things down to get started, than we were in a bit of a rush as we had to get down on time for the next group. So there was no time to really ask any in depth questions.

I've climbed the Westertoren in Amsterdam which was a much better experience.

Visited September 2013
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Woerden, The Netherlands
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“A nice view on the history of the diocese of Utrecht”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We visited the Domplein and the Dom tower via the tourist information. We were accompanied by a guide, which was quite essential to fully appreciate the history and the little details on the Domsquare.
This square is really worth while, and it is surrounded by lots of cafes, which makes this part of town a very nice and cozy meeting place.

Visited September 2013
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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 attraction reviews
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“The best place in Utrecht”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I'm not catholic but this place U have to see, special the gallery near the catedra it has to be seen. The entance is on the right from the catedra. We were lucky, there was a choi singing ( bautifull ...)

Visited September 2013
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