KerkenkruisJan van NassauSt. Salvator's ChurchTraiectumDom Tower of UtrechtSt. Martin's CathedralPaleis LofenMaartensbrugSt. Eloy's HospiceDuitse Huisclandestine churchSt. Gertrude's CathedralSt. Mary's ChurchUtrechts ConservatoriumMariaplaatsBuurkerkMuseum SpeelklokVisbrug, UtrechtSt. Willibrord's Church, UtrechtSt. Paul's Abbey
A FREE GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Historisch Utrecht: Een Reis Door Tijd En Cultuur

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An audio guided tour by Hans De Hengel, The History Buff

Welcome to Utrecht! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 20 stops on a route of 2.60km. This tour focusses mainly on history.

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Tour Sights 📸

Kerkenkruis
Sight A kerkenkruis is a formation of churches that form a cross on a map, with the Utrecht Cathedral as the central point, and four other churches as its extremities, all dating from the Middle Ages.
Kerkenkruis
Jan van Nassau
Statue
Jan van Nassau
St. Salvator's Church
Church A 12th-century Romanesque-Gothic church building that was originally dedicated to St. Salvator, featuring a deep choir, transept, and short nave, and later adapted to serve as a chapter church.
St. Salvator's Church
Traiectum
Sight A Roman castellum, Traiectum, was a fortification on the Lower Limes Germanicus defensive lines, built from wood in the 1st century AD and rebuilt in stone in the 3rd century AD.
Traiectum
Dom Tower of Utrecht
Sight A 112.32-metre-tall church tower in the Netherlands, considered the symbol of Utrecht, built between 1321 and 1382, and standing at the spot where the city originated almost 2,000 years ago.
Dom Tower of Utrecht
St. Martin's Cathedral
Sight A Gothic cathedral in Utrecht, remaining parts including the choir, transept, and Dom Tower.
St. Martin's Cathedral
Paleis Lofen
Sight A kaiserpfalz, a palace of the German emperors, that was built in the mid-11th century, divided in the middle by a row of sandstone columns, with a tufstone outer wall and a basement.
Paleis Lofen
Maartensbrug
Bridge A historic bridge in Utrecht, the Maartensbrug is the oldest bridge over the Oudegracht and has been used for centuries as a path for mode of transportation, now a protected national monument.
Maartensbrug
St. Eloy's Hospice
Former Hospital A former hospital, currently a guildhall, occupied by the Smedengilde (guild of smiths) since 1440, with a rich history and traditions, including a kolf court and charitable activities.
St. Eloy's Hospice
Duitse Huis
Sight A squatter's house, formerly known as the Duitse Huis, is a historic building complex that was once the headquarters of the Teutonic Order.
Duitse Huis

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
20
Walking time
31 min
Average Rating
-
Language
nl-NL
Distance
2.60km

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