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Utrecht: City History Walking Tour

Utrecht: City History Walking Tour

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Head off on a city walk and make stops with your guide at locations characteristic of the beginning of Utrecht as a city. Discover the highlights of this beautiful city.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Dutch, English


  • Immerse yourself in the exciting history and the beauty of the city of Utrecht
  • Pass by many of the city's highlights including the Domtoren and the Oude Gracht
  • Listen to stories from very experienced guides and learn all about the locations
  • Delve into the fascinating history of the city beginning 900 years ago in 2022
  • Get a feel for the city as you walk its streets and stop at iconic destinations
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Embark on a walking sightseeing tour and discover the highlights of Utrecht. Hear about when and why the city received its rights and other interesting facts about the area's history. Stop at significant locations with your guide.

In 2022, Utrecht celebrates 900 years of city rights. In 1122, Utrecht officially became a city — one of the first in the country. During this city walk, your experienced guide will tell you all about how Utrecht obtained its city rights and more.

Hear about why Utrecht received city rights and where they were signed. Learn everything about the influence this has had on the city of Utrecht and how it is still developing today. Make a series of stops together with your guide and get to know the origins of the city. Prepare to be surprised by the beautiful places in the city center while you uncover their history.

  • Walking tour
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please wait in front of the Academiegebouw

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
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September 5, 2022


Product ID: 427714