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The witch weighing house near Utrecht

In Oudewater near Utrecht, there still stands a weighing house. In the 16th century this weighing house produced not-a-witch certificates.

Rietveld Schröder House: an iconic masterpiece

Rietveld Schröder House is an iconic masterpiece of the architecture world. Although, to the average public, it is just a pretty house. The house...

Miffy – The beloved bunny

Ever wondered how this little rabbit became the quintessential part of the Dutch household? Recognized as "Nijntje" (short version of Konijntje) in the Netherlands,...

Traveling back to the medieval era: Castle de Haar

This article looks at the Castle de Haar as a tourist attraction in Utrecht city.

About the city of Utrecht

General information about Utrecht Utrecht is the capital and most populous city in the Dutch province of Utrecht and is the fourth largest city of...

A brief history of Utrecht Central station

Part 1: Utrecht Central Station in 1843 The first train station in Utrecht was opened in 1843. Constructed in the popular neo-classical style for the...

Hoog Catharijne mall: 5 stores you must visit

Ready for the holidays? Hoog Catharijne is one of the largest indoor shopping malls in the Netherlands. The mall is home to more than...

Utrecht’s Poem for the Future

Let’s take a walk down the cobbled streets of Utrecht where words are engraved into the stones. It is a beautiful approach towards literacy...

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