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Energetic mime performance by Theater Utrecht

Theater Utrecht presents an energetic performance by theatre-maker Davy Pieters: What we leave behind. The performance shows the audience how big events and the smallest actions can determine our future. What do we leave behind and what do we carry with us? And does this determine our perspective on the world? 

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5 free to do’s in Utrecht (yes, it is possible!)

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Did someone say free? Yes, they did! There are a lot of fun things to do in Utrecht that don’t cost anything at all. You read it well: free and for free. In this blog you will find 5 free to do’s in Utrecht.   Skate Parade Utrecht  During the Utrecht Skate Parade you can skate through the city centre of …

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5 fun child-friendly hotspots in Utrecht

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With the nice weather of the past few days you have to go out with the kids a lot. Okay, maybe it’s a big word, but any excuse for quality time with your little ones is a good idea, right? We asked on social media what your absolute child-friendly hotspots in Utrecht are and your favorites can be found in …

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Open Monument Day 2018: In Utrecht

Discover Utrecht in Europe and Europe in Utrecht during Open Monument Day 2018! The center of Utrecht is of course more than just a shopping paradise with nice restaurants and great nightlife, it is also like a kind of open-air museum. The Domstad is bursting with monuments, where in all cases a special story is hidden behind the façade. With …

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The Gardens of Grand Hotel Karel V

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Hidden gem in the center of Utrecht Behind the high walls of the beautiful Grand Hotel Karel V is one of the best kept secrets of the city. Have you ever wondered where the gate on the Springweg leads to? The entrance of Grand Hotel Karel V, right? But behind the walls you will find more than just a historic …

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Amelisweerd revisited

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Bike ride to Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen The Koningsweg is just a fifteen-minute bike ride from the centre of Utrecht, and is definitely one to recommend on a nice day. A trip to the Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen estates is worth it in several ways. Dainahara already let you know here: the area is ideal for a varied and relaxing afternoon full …

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4x small museums in Utrecht

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Are you a fan of culture and think you’ve already visited all museums in Utrecht? There’s a large chance that you don’t know these hidden gems yet! 1. Museum voor het Kruideniersbedrijf Het Museum voor het Kruideniersbedrijf is located in the courtyard between ‘t Hoogt and the Lange Jansstraat. This cute 17th-century building immediately exudes history and tranquillity. The museum …

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Grand Hotel Karel V’s hidden history sees light

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Together with the Utrecht Archives, Grand Hotel Karel V is exposing the secrets of the city. Many secrets are still hidden behind the high white walls of the imposing Grand Hotel Karel V. Much has been written about this over the years, but there is still a lot of mystery surrounding the former residents of the hotel and restaurant. Easter …

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An evening full of depth and sharp themes at Studium Generale

Food for thought Anyone who’s up for an evening full of depth, science, and new perspectives should check out Studium Generale. Studium Generale is a public podium for knowledge and reflection, made possible by Utrecht University. The podium organizes different public events such as discussions, readings, talk shows, and films with inspiring scientists. Studium Generale brings you an evening full …

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