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Tag Archives: Explore

Mini Tour: Romanesque Architectural Style in Utrecht

Explore Utrecht Romaanse Route 7

Welcome to the Explore Utrecht Mini Tours! In the next six weeks, together with our photographers Daniel and Pierre, I will take you in a discovery journey in our beloved city, through pictures and words. We will go to certain places, which we believe is interesting and deserves more appreciation. Romanesque Architectural Style in Utrecht “Romanesque? You meant Roman?” you …

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Mini Tour: The story of Trijn van Leemput

Explore Utrecht Trijn van Leemput 3

Welcome to the Mini Tours of Explore Utrecht! In the next six weeks, together with photographer Pierre Banrooi (Instagram), I  will take you along in a discovery tour in the city, through pictures and words. We are going to bring you to certain places, which we feel is worth exploring. Trijn van Leemput (1530-1607) The folklore of Katrijn (Trijn) van …

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Discover Utrecht’s hidden gem: Bruntskameren

explore Utrecht Tour 2 bruntskameren-houses-1

Welcome to the Mini Tours of Explore Utrecht! In the next six weeks, our photographer Pierre Banoori (Instagram) and I will take you along in a discovery tour in our city, through a series of pictures and articles. So grab your phone, open up this article and walk along with us! In this second mini tour, we visited one of …

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Explore Utrecht Insta Round-Up #August

Insta Round Up Augustus Explore Utrecht

Can’t believe it’s time for a new Insta Round-Up already. Maybe you have noticed that I skipped July, but it was a crazy busy month and I thought you might appriciate blog updates a bit more. But for August I have a quick update on my discoveries of the past month and I also share some of my favourite spots with you. …

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Explore Utrecht Insta Round-Up #April

Insta Round Up Explore Utrecht April

April was a great month! An incredibly busy month because there was a lot happening in the city, such as, ‘ the world pillow fight day ‘ on the Domplein and ‘Swan  Market’ on Vredenburgplein. Of course King night and day with the Vrijmarkt and festivities on almost every squares in the city. But also loads of new spots opened up in April. Such as CROP on …

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Explore Utrecht Insta Round-Up #March

Instagram Round Up Explore Utrecht Round up Maart

It’s a new month so it is time for a new Insta Round-Up! March was a crazy busy but very fun month with loads of new discoveries, nice outings and meetings. All my favorites are selected for this round up of March. If you have any questions, suggestions or tips, drop me a comment or send an email to info@exploreutrecht.nl Let’s make …

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Hidden stories in Utrecht’s corners #1

The caryatides* of Winkel van Sinkel There are no eyes able to miss the impressive picture they compose. I’m talking about that four iron women who support the weight of the Winkel van Sinkel building over their heads, while watching stoically the Oudegracht. These iron quadruplets arrived to Utrecht from England in 1837. They had been built under the assignment …

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