Best Things To Do in Utrecht, Netherlands

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Utrecht.

Utrecht may not be as popular as other cities in Netherlands, but don’t let that fool you. Utrecht is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Utrecht.

If you have plans to visit Netherlands and are not sure if Utrecht should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Utrecht and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Utrecht

Here is the list of things to do in Utrecht and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Stadsschouwburg

    Address: Lucasbolwerk 24 3512 EJ Utrecht, Netherlands +31 30 232 4125

    For those interested in classical theatre, the Stadsschouwburgoffers, in its two halls,  dance and music concerts in Dutch.
  2. Mariastraat 3, 3511 LN Utrecht, Netherlands Phone:+31 30 231 9136
  3. Hoogcatharijne

    Address: Godebladkwartier 57 Hoog Catharijne, 3511 DN Utrecht, Netherlands +31 30 231 4601

    A large indoor shopping complex attached to the main railway station of Utrecht.
  4. Utrecht City Hall

    Address: Postbus 16200 3500 CE Utrecht Telephone: +31 (0)30 286 00 00

    The hall is popular for its excellent architecture.
  5. Theaterkikker

    Address: Ganzenmarkt 14 Utrecht, Netherlands +31 30 231 9666

    This is a small theatre where performances are staged every month by young artistes who are still in the process of establishing themselves.
  6. Oudegracht

    Address: Oudegracht 245 3511 NL Utrecht, Netherlands +31 30 231 1491

    Passing through the city centre, with cellars, hotels and pubs on either side overlooking it, is the Oudegracht canal. It is pretty, it is unique, it is poetic and it is a must see.
  7. Central Museum

    Address: Nicolaaskerkhof 10 3512 XC Utrecht, Netherlands +31 30 236 2362

    This museum houses a large collection of antiques, designs, art pieces and other artefacts. It is the oldest museum in the Netherlands.
  8. Dom Church

    Address: Achter de Dom 1 Utrecht Netherlands +31 30 231 0403

    Built during the period 1284 to 1520, destroyed in 1674 by a hurricane and then rebuilt, stripped of its internal sculpture during the reformation, yet possessing beautiful Dutch Gothic external architecture, is the famous Dom Church. The church tower, Domtoren, 112 meters high is now separated from the church. One can see Amsterdam from the top...Read more
  9. Stadskasteel Oudaen

    Address: Oudegracht 99 3511 AE Utrecht, Netherlands +31 30 231 1864

    A 13th century castle converted to a restaurant, it offers a unique experience.  Apart from these, there are many snack bars and restaurants which offer different types of food and local snacks. Thick fries with mayonnaise is a popular snack.