The 104 best places to visit during a city trip in Utrecht

Utrecht is a big but cozy city where you can experience everything. Dive into the side streets of Oudegracht, under the watchful eye of the imposing Dom Tower and discover trendy shops and coffee shops located in beautiful buildings. In the compact centre, let yourself be surprised by the beautiful canals with unique wharf cellars, look for the conviviality in charming squares and be amazed by museums that you will not find anywhere else. This bustling city has plenty in store!


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It's a Present

It's a Present has the most original and fun products you can think of. From stools and herbs to photo frames and fun mugs.

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Cacao

Are you looking for a tasteful gift or delicious chocolates for yourself? Then step into the chocolate world of Cacao and taste all the goodies.

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Le Jardin Utrecht

Dinner among the greenery. A combination of a restaurant and florist. Taste dishes with vegetables as a starting point and discover beautiful plants.

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Blackbird coffee & vintage

Relax and have a cup of coffee? That is possible at Blackbird coffee & vintage where the decor is full of nice vintage furniture.

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Het Utrechts Archief

During a visit to the Utrecht Archive, both children and adults learn everything about the history of the city.

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Sonnenborgh museum

How does wind actually occur? And how do you decipher the secrets of the sun? Learn and discover all this in the Sonnenborgh museum.

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DOMunder

For a unique experience during your day in Utrecht visit DOMunder. Explore the 2000 years of history of the Dom Square.

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De Koekfabriek

For delicious cookies, go to the Cookie Factory. Made in an artisanal way by master bakers with an intellectual disability.

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AY adore yourself

At AY adore yourself you will find a refined collection of items that bring out a sense of cool elegance and a touch of glamor.

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Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht

The University Museum Utrecht is extremely interesting for young and old. Discover the researcher in yourself and learn everything about animals and experiments.

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Mother Goose Hotel

Mother Goose is a special, characteristic hotel with an eye for details in the rooms, personal service and located 300 metres from the Dom Tower.

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Werfzeep

Werfzeep, as the name suggests, is entirely devoted to soap. The products are of high quality and provide a soft skin.

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De Gaarde

Go in search of unique antique furniture, timeless table decorations, engravings and original gifts in the atmospheric building and its cellar.

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Luc.

Luc. is a homely restaurant that features original, stylish décor and serves delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Zinin

From glassware, crockery and cookbooks to home accessories, coffee and olive oil. You can find it all in the beautiful store of Zinin.

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Mermaidy

The range of Mermaidy is wide, varied and exclusive. Furthermore, the items are sustainable, fair trade, recycled and a wonderful addition.

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Jason King

For lovers of quirky, beautiful clothing items and accessories of small independent labels, Jason King is a very suitable place.

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De Bierverteller

In his beer boutique, De Bierverteller is happy to help you make a choice of more than 600 beers. You can also contact him for tastings and gifts.

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BROEI

BROEI is a place where creativity, sociability and food come together. No tight frameworks, but a relaxed atmosphere where you can be yourself.

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De Zwarte Vosch

You can enjoy Spanish tapas and drinks at De Zwarte Vosch. The cosy atmosphere completes the evening.

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Beadies

Beadies is the bead walhalla of Utrecht. The beautiful handmade jewelry and other fashion accessories complete your outfit.

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Café Olivier

Café Olivier is the place for the special beer lover. From beers from Belgium and Utrecht to America and the well-known Jupiler beer. Enjoying!

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Werfkelders

When you visit Utrecht you cannot miss the cellars. There are no less than 732 and used to be a storage space or a passage.

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GrachtenGalerie

At the Oudegracht above the historic wharf cellars, you can see beautiful works of art by young and established artists at the Canal Gallery.

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Secondsas

In a beautiful location along the water at Oudegracht aan de Werf you will find Secondsas, a shop full of unique items and accessories.

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Vin Vin

For fine wines from all over the world go to Vin. Take a seat on the lounge sofa and relax while enjoying a good glass of wine.

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Zies Utrecht

Zies is a boutique hotel, wine bar and bistro. On the map you will find only the best from Southern Europe. As a guest, you are also in the center of the city.

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STAN&CO

You can go to Stan & Co for a nice lunch, dinner or a drink. The open kitchen and stylish decor complete the picture.

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LIVStores

Behind the large window window you will discover a collection place of designer labels in the field of fashion, accessories, lifestyle and body and skin scare.

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Sussies Vintage

At Sussies Vintage you are at the right place for a unique, vintage item. Whether you're looking for a beautiful dress, bag or Japanese kimono.

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Revenge

Revenge combines a beautiful clothing collection with occasionally a surprising performance, special exhibitions and workshops.

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Restaurant De Markt

Enjoy classic Italian dishes such as pizza and pasta in an atmospheric atmosphere. And of course there is a nice glass of wine.

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Behind Bars Cocktailbar

At Behind Bars Cocktailbar you can enjoy delicious classic and modern cocktails made with a combination of fine drinks.

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30ml

Taste the delicious coffee made with beans from our own roasting house and choose for a nice breakfast or lunch at this cozy coffee bar.

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Sint Augustinuskerk

The imposing St. Augustinuskerk is located on the Oudegracht in the centre of Utrecht. The large columns give you a special welcome.

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Domtoren

Come into higher atmospheres and climb the Dom Tower on a guided tour. With a height of no less than 112 meters, it is the highest tower in the Netherlands.

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Meneer Smakers

For a delicious, artisanally prepared burger and homemade fries, visit one of three locations of Mr. Smakers in Utrecht.

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Yoghurt Barn

Loy good! That's what you can expect at the Yogurt Barn. Create your own yogurt and choose the toppings you like best.

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Court Hotel

Behind the facade of the old court hides a hotel shrouded in a surprising design while retaining old style elements recalling in the rooms.

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Cornelis

Step into this olive green building and relax in a fine ambience at Cornelis. Drink a delicious cup of coffee and enjoy a fresh lunch.

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Freling & Freling

For all fashion-conscious men and women, Freling & Freling is a suitable place to look for a nice outfit, accessory or bag.

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Live Today

Live today is the motto of Live Today. With a stylish decor and a beautiful assortment of products, you should be able to do that.

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Zeven Steegjes

Small nicely restored folk neighbourhood in the city centre with a cosy character. Wander through the narrow streets and alleys along the workers' homes.

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Giensch

Giensch is a treasure trove full of beautiful items from the present and the past. The team works passionately and sells clothing from the 50s to 80s.

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De keuken van Thijs

The Kitchen of Thijs is a nice place where you will feel right at home. For a nice cup of coffee and a freshly topped sandwich, you're good here.

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PRIME sneakers&consignment

PRIME is entirely dedicated to unique sneakers. From collector items to old releases. And you can go there for nice clothes and caps.

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Mooi en Belle

When you step into Mooi and Belle you instantly get inspired by all the beautiful stuff from both big brands and small upcoming brands.

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Koffie Leute

For the real taste experience of coffee, go to Koffie Leute. Experience this together with the enthusiastic team and enjoy in a casual atmosphere.

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Nederlands Volksbuurtmuseum

A museum about Dutch people's neighbourhoods. Experience the interactive alley, historical stories, the bakery shop, listen to street music and more.

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Domkerk

The beautiful Gothic church in the bustling city centre is called the Cathedral Church. This striking landmark is not to be missed in Utrecht.

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Hotel Simple

In the shadow of the Dom Tower you will find this design hotel with luxurious rooms shrouded in 18th-century and contemporary décor.

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B&B De Witte Leeu

Experience a unique overnight stay in the medieval wharf cellar and enjoy a pleasant time in the atmospheric guesthouse in a perfect location.

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Hop & Stork

The ultimate treat for anyone who loves coffee, chocolate and pastry. The sweet smell of chocolate already caters to you when you enter.

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Conceptstore de kast Utrecht

For a unique and original item, go to De Kast. Here small entrepreneurs show their beautiful products made of beautiful materials.

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Kunstruimte KuuB

Art and culture lovers can indulge in KuUb. Beautiful works of art are exhibited in the beautiful space.

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Betsies Kookwinkel

You can't think of it so crazy or Betsie's Cookstore has it. They have no less than eight to nine thousand items for the kitchen.

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WT Urban Kitchen

At WT Urban in Utrecht you enjoy at a high level. Divided over four levels you enjoy a beautiful view and a delicious dinner or drink.

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Buitengewoon Bloemen

For a colorful bouquet or a nice home accessory, visit Extraordinary Flowers. The beautiful creations are made by Jannet.

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Mary K Hotel

At the Mary K Hotel, art and comfort merge into one. This is reflected in the uniquely decorated, luxurious rooms located on the historic Oudegracht.

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't Koffieboontje - espressobar

At't Koffieboontje, the atmospheric decor immediately stands out when you walk inside. The good coffee and delicacies will make you enjoy.

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Talud9

Talud9 is the perfect place for lovers of quality wines and coffee. The matching snacks complete the picture.

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De Klub

You can enjoy an evening of good food and conviviality at De Klub. You can also have breakfast or lunch and taste delicious dishes.

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Roberto Gelato

The artisan ice cream is freshly made every day in the ice kitchen of the ingredients chosen with great care and you can taste that.

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American Steakhouse Broadway

Located in two cellars, you'll find American Steakhouse Broadway. Taste the delicious spare ribs and drink a delicious cocktail.

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Willibrordkerk Utrecht

The beautifully decorated Neo-Gothic Willibrordkerk is a real landmark in Utrecht and open to the public all year round.

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nijntje museum

During a day in Utrecht, go with the family to the miffy museum where little ones go on discovery, together with Miffy and her friends.

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Sisters

Unique vintage and second-hand items can be found at Sisters. The sisters passionately collect the most beautiful clothing items, bags, shoes and accessories.

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Episode

Are you looking for a unique 70s dress or a nice vintage bag? At Episode you will find all special items that are carefully selected.

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Puha Shop

Do you like original products made by young designers? Then Puha Shop is the perfect place for a unique shopping experience.

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De Keuken van KEEK

Freshly baked loaves, scones, cakes, freshly squeezed juices and so on. At this takeaway shop you will end up in a Valhalla of delicacies.

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Stone Hotel & Hostel

Cozy overnight stay in a dormitory or room at the Stone Hotel & Hostel. There is a nice common room and fresh decor.

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Museum Catharijneconvent

In the Museum Catharijneconvent you will learn more about Christianity in the Netherlands and discover the beautiful treasury and works of art.

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Museum voor het Kruideniersbedrijf

Imagine yourself in the time of Betje Boerhave, a grocery from the 19th century and don't forget to visit the atmospheric (candy) shop.

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Paperbird Conceptstore

Step into the Paperbird Conceptstore store and get inspired by all the beauty of fashion, lifestyle and living.

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Nukuhiva

Do you think fair and sustainable clothing items are important? Then pay a visit to Nukuhiva, because all that is in the store is fair trade.

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Rabarber

Do you fancy a hearty breakfast with a double espresso at four o'clock in the afternoon? At Rhubarb you can enjoy breakfast or lunch all day.

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Keck & Lisa

Are you looking for a cool and original gift for someone or for yourself? Then take a look at Keck and Lisa, because here you will definitely succeed.

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SLA

At SLA you can enjoy delicious salads, juices and soups. Prepared with tasteful and pure ingredients that give the customer a long power peak.

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KEEK

Who does not like the smell of freshly baked delicacies? In this lunchroom you are at the right place for scones, cakes, juices and coffee.

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De Ontdekking

Stroke down at De Discovery and relax in one of cozy, cosy corners. Opt for a tasty juice, a dot cake or an extensive high tea.

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Centraal Museum

The Centraal Museum introduces you to both beautiful old art and new design by big names such as Dick Bruna and Gerrit Rietveld.

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Swordfish & Friend

Located at the Oudkerkhof is Swordfish and Friend where it feels like a nice living room and where you will find music, art and other beautiful products.

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Subcultures Spellenwinkel

At Subcultures Spellenwinkel, watch your eyes out at the closets full of games for young, old, beginners and experts. And come and play a game!

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Koffie75

At Koffie75 you can go for good coffee! And pure tea, juices, smoothies, homemade cakes and craft sandwiches. Just recharge!

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Bigoli

Imagine yourself on vacation. Here you will find everything that is delicious from the area around the Mediterranean. Sample plenty of delicious specialties.

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Brewpub De Kromme Haring

Taste the unique beers from our own brewery in a relaxed environment or choose from a selection of the best beers from the Netherlands.

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Tenue de Ville

Ladies can get dressed from head to toe at Tenue de Ville. You don't have to look for the perfect outfit, because that's what they do here for you.

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Vollers 386

In the beautiful Vollers 386 you will be surprised every time by the nice combination of fashion, lifestyle and interior.

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Het Spoorwegmuseum

Let yourself be surprised at Het Spoorwegmuseum and admire all the fascinating stories about trains, inventions and other special transports.

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De Rode Winkel

For jeans of perfect quality and with an excellent fit, go to De Rode Winkel, the jeans specialist of Utrecht.

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IJssalon Vorst

For tasty cooling, go to Ice cream parlor Vorst. Here you can taste delicious homemade ice cream and sorbets made with tasty fruits.

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Het Werftheater

The Werftheater is located in a unique, Utrecht yard cellar. Here you can watch an evening of fun, funny and interesting performances.

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SneakerBaas

SneakerBaas is big in Europe because of the extensive, exclusive online sneaker assortment, but the only real physical store can be found in Utrecht!

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Eye Hotel

In the lively heart of Utrecht, the Eye hotel is housed in a monumental building with rooms in a fresh, bright style with an eye for detail.

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Museum Speelklok

The Speelklok Museum is a true musical experience for young and old. During the tour you will learn all about the self-playing musical instruments.

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Dapp Frietwinkel

During a day trip to Utrecht you go to the Frietwinkel for the tastiest, fresh fries you could wish for. Baked with pleasure every day!

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Strowis Hostel

Located in the centre of Utrecht, this affordable hostel with international atmosphere features a bicycle rental service, a cosy bar and shared kitchen.

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't Oude Pothuys

't Oude Pothuys is perfect for a wonderful evening with live music while enjoying good food and drinks.

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VVV

This information point is located at the foot of the Dom Tower. The Tourist Office staff will be happy to help you book tickets, tours, routes and hotels.

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Parkeergarage Paardenveld

This parking garage with a reasonable rate can be found next to the police station in the city centre. In a few minutes walk, you'll be in town.

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Parkeergarage Moreelsepark

Near Utrecht Central Station and the city centre, west of the city, you can park here for relatively favorable rates.

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NS Station Utrecht Centraal

This train station is located on the west side of the city centre. Stroll through the shopping centre Hoog Catharijne in about 10 minutes to the city centre.

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Parkeergarage De Grifthoek

You can park here relatively cheap. The parking garage is located on the northeast side of the Griftpark. The city centre is within easy reach.

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Parkeergarage Kop van Lombok

This municipal car park near shopping center Hoog Catharijne is not that big and is about 10 minutes walk from the city center.

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