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Utrecht

The city of Utrecht is capital of the province of the same name, in center of Holland. It is home of numerous tourist attractions turn that it into one of the visited destinies more of the country. We see which are most remarkable of them.

The Cathedral of Utrecht is extremely famous, especially by its highest tower. It was constructed between 1321 and 1382 and in his interior there are two chapels: the Chapel of San Miguel and the Chapel of the bishop Jorge de Egmond. In order to accede at the most high of this construction, it is necessary to raise 465 steps, but the panoramic views that are obtained thence well are worth the effort.

The House of Schroder is another imperdible emblem of the city. It was constructed by famous architect Gerrit Rietveld in 1924, and is considered a true manifesto of design of the group Of Stijl. In 2000 Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO was declared.

The Central Museum of Utrecht is without doubts another key site not to forget during the stroll by the city. Its collection includes from paintings of teachers of the Century of Dutch Gold to design and fashion of century XX, and to works of Dark brown Dick, the famous illustrator.

Exactly, Dark brown Dick also owns an inaugurated own museum in 2006. The collection of this young institution counts on works of the first years of the artist, besides images and bocetos of its met personages more.

Other interesting museums are in the University of Utrecht. As much the botanical garden as the great and small laboratories of experimentation for allows to enjoy and to learn at the same time.

And to complete the stroll by the city, what better than to take a cruise by the channels from Utrecht to enjoy beautiful views throughout the day.

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