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Utrecht Botanic Gardens - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Budapestlaan 17, 3584 CD Utrecht, Netherlands

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About Utrecht Botanic Gardens

This beautiful Botanic Gardens cover nines hectares and are open to the public every day from March 1 until December 1. You can visit a rock garden, a evolution garden, tropical greenhouses, a birders den and much more! This extraordinary stretch of green space is part of Utrecht University and located at the heart of Utrecht Science Park.

Attractions Near Utrecht Botanic Gardens

Oostbroek1.48km from Utrecht Botanic Gardens

Oostbroek is a former abbey and manor in the current Dutch town of De Bilt . Gradually, the Oostbroek estate was created, one of the nature reserves managed by Het Utrechts Landschap. Estate Oostbroek also has a function as an ecological main structureconnecting the Utrechtse Heuvelrug and the Kromme Rijn area. Due to this feature, special species can be found in this area, especially birds.

Fort Rhijnauwen
Fort Rhijnauwen1.5km from Utrecht Botanic Gardens

Fort bij Rijnauwen is a Dutch fortress near the hamlet Rhijnauwen in the municipality of Bunnik. It is part of the New Dutch Waterline. With an area of ​​32 hectares , this is the largest fortress in the NHW. It was built in 1867 - 1869 as part of the forward line forts near Utrecht. This forward line served to close off the Houtense Vlakte. The fortress is built according to the modern polygonal system.

Natuurpark Bloeyendael
Natuurpark Bloeyendael1.6km from Utrecht Botanic Gardens

Nature Park Bloeyendael is a park and former estate in the Utrecht neighborhood of Rijnsweerd in the Oost district . The country estate was created between 1628 and 1660 by the renovation of the inn 'De Grote Biesbosch. The park is located southeast of Fort de Bilt between Waterlinieweg, Archimedeslaan and the provincial government building.

Rietveld Schröder House
Rietveld Schröder House1.6km from Utrecht Botanic Gardens

The Rietveld Schröder House is a residential house in the city of Utrecht designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1923-1924. The house has been completely designed in accordance with the ideas of the De Stijl art movement. Rietveld designed the house for Truus Schröder-Schräder , who lived there from January 1925 until her death in 1985. The house is located at 50 Prins Hendriklaan in the Wilhelmina Park area and can be viewed via a guided tour. It has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2000.

Van Boetzelaer Park
Van Boetzelaer Park1.79km from Utrecht Botanic Gardens

Van Boetzelaer park has everything a park supposed to have. Trees, flowers, a pond with fountain and ducks, also kids' playground. It is one of the iconic location for a family day out and also there are so many things to see and do.

Wilhelminapark1.98km from Utrecht Botanic Gardens

The Wilhelminapark is a city park in the Dutch city of Utrecht. It is one of the first parks in the Netherlands to be recognized as a national monument. The park is centrally located in Utrecht-East and east of Oudwijk. The park is bisected by a cycle path, which is heavily used by students who cycle between De Uithof and the city center. The large meadow in the south in particular is not only used by individual holidaymakers who, for example, have a picnic, play football or frisbee.

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Utrecht is a province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country. It is home to a number of nature preserves, castles and bustling cities. With the region having such a rich and long history, there are many old cities and ancient buildings to explore. The city of Utrecht features a historic center with an old cathedral tower that dates back to the Middle Ages.