clandestine churchSt. Mary's ChurchSt. Gertrude's CathedralUtrechts ConservatoriumMariaplaatsDuitse HuisSt. Eloy's HospiceBuurkerkMuseum SpeelklokStadhuisbrugSt. Willibrord's Church, UtrechtPaleis LofenSt. Martin's CathedralDom Tower of UtrechtTraiectumKerkenkruisSt. Salvator's ChurchJan van NassauGrave monument of Willem Joseph van GhentSt. Paul's Abbey
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Historical Gems: A Journey Through Utrecht's Landmarks

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An audio guided tour by Jenny Multilingual, The Tourist

Welcome to Utrecht! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 20 stops on a route of 2.53km. This tour focusses mainly on general tourism.

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clandestine church
Sight A clandestine church is a house of worship used by religious minorities, secretly built and maintained without exterior markers, allowing them to hold discreet and non-public worship services, often tolerated by governments in the wake of the Reformation.
clandestine church
St. Mary's Church
Church A Romanesque church built to resemble the Speyer Cathedral, founded by Henry IV and Conrad, Bishop of Utrecht, in the 11th century, with unique Lombard-style architecture in its nave and west side.
St. Mary's Church
St. Gertrude's Cathedral
Sight A Neo-Romanesque cathedral, constructed between 1912 and 1914, designed by E.G. Wentinck, featuring an altar with over 1700 relics in hundreds of containers, and said to contain a piece of a rib of St. Willibrord.
St. Gertrude's Cathedral
Utrechts Conservatorium
Former Hospital A Conservatory of Music in the Netherlands, part of the Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU), founded in 1875 and one of the country's oldest professional musical education institutes.
Utrechts Conservatorium
Mariaplaats
Sight Mariaplaats is a square in Utrecht, named after the vanished Mariakerk. It forms the northern and eastern parts of the former church's square.
Mariaplaats
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
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
Buurkerk
Church A medieval parish church, the Buurkerk, has a long history of fires, including incidents in 1131, 1173, 1253, and 1279, and was later used as a protestant church before falling into disuse in 1975 and being transformed into a museum in 1984.
Buurkerk
Museum Speelklok
Sight A museum specializing in self-playing musical instruments, featuring music boxes, musical clocks, pianolas, barrel organs, and more, allowing visitors to see and hear these instruments play.
Museum Speelklok
Stadhuisbrug
Sight A public square in Utrecht, Stadhuisbrug is a bridge over the Oudegracht featuring shops, the city hall, and a wind rose in the pavement. It's a well-known spot for events, promotions, and street performances.
Stadhuisbrug

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
20
Walking time
31 min
Average Rating
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Language
en-US
Distance
2.53km

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