Tag Archives: Monument

Open Monument Day 2018: In Utrecht

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 1506 national monuments Utrecht takes an impressive third place on the list of …

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Guest House Bartholomeus | in Utrecht

Bartholomeus Gasthuis Explore Utrecht

The history of the Guest House Bartholomeus begins in 1367 when a citizen of Utrecht, whom is still unknown, establishes the Guest House St. Apollonia. In 1378 Willem van Abcoude takes the Guest House under his protection. He changes the purpose of the hospital which is from then for the long-term sick. He also gives it another name: Guest House Saint Bartholomeus. It …

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